Anja Nielsen

Senior Policy and Advocacy Adviser for Education and Youth, Unicef, UK

Anja Nielsen is the senior policy and advocacy adviser for education and youth at Unicef UK, the UK Committee for UNICEF. She joined the organization in June 2019. In this role, Anja leads the organization's domestic and international education policy, focusing on education for refugee, asylum-seeking and migrant children within the UK and abroad. She is particularly interested in the impact of climate change induced migration on children's access to education systems, as well as smoothing the transition through education for refugee and asylum-seeking children in the UK. She has a background working with teachers, youth programs, and international development policy across a range of organizations.


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