Menzies, Robert

Position 
Research Trainee
Phone 
32 50 47 13 08
Nationality 
United Kingdom
At UNU-CRIS 
03/07/2017 to 31/08/2017
Biographical Statement 

Robert will primarily be working on the Regional Integration Knowledge System (RIKS) project. He holds a joint honours degree in Law & Politics from the University of Glasgow (LLB).  During his Bachelor studies, he spent a year studying at Sciences Po Paris and remained actively involved in Erasmus+ by co-founding a local student-led NGO and joining the Erasmus Student Network UK.  Following the completion of his Bachelors, he spent three months working as a legal advisor to Oview, an E-democracy start-up in Amsterdam, before relocating to Geneva to intern at the UN Office for the  Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, where he focused on Emergency Preparedness and Response in the Emergency Services Branch. His research interests include peacebuilding, regional integration, security & foreign policy, international law, humanitarian action and migration.

Robert Menzies will be working under the supervision of Professor Glenn Rayp until the beginning of September 2017.