Capacity Development Director with ATR since 2015
20 years working with UNHCR, IOM and WFP as well as with the national government institutions.
Main Fields of Expertise:
- Migration / Forced Displacement and Sustainable Solutions
- Capacity Development
- Policy and Organization Development
Monica Sandri has worked for more than 20 years in crisis and post-crisis countries focusing her work on the socio-economic integration of refugees and internally displaced people as well as on developing the capacities of governments and civil society organizations at national and sub-national levels. She has worked in Chad, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Republic of Congo, Guinea, Afghanistan, Myanmar, and Somalia. Her experience in includes working with UNHCR, IOM and WFP as well as with the national government institutions. Ms. Sandri has been the Capacity Development Director for ATR since July 2015. In this capacity she has led government institutions’ capacity gap assessments and the development of capacity building strategies. Ms. Sandri has also lent her experience to the analysis of chronic and acute challenges faced by IDPs, refugees, and returnees to craft actionable recommendations for programmatic and policy responses.