Minna Hojland

UN Liaison Officer

Minna Hojland is GPPAC's United Nations Advocacy Liaison Officer & Regional Coordinator for North America. Based in New York, she follows the UN's work on conflict prevention and peacebuilding and the linkages to related areas such as the 2030 Agenda. Through her engagement with a broad range of UN actors and Member States, she seeks to promote a more comprehensive inclusion of and cooperation with civil society in UN's work on peace and security.  Before joining GPPAC in 2015, Minna was based in Bolivia where she worked for a local women's organization and for UN's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Minna holds two Master's degrees in International Relations from University of Chicago and in Political Sociology from University of Copenhagen.