Veronika Verner is a communication specialist with five years of professional experience in international communication and advocacy, currently working for the Council of Europe. She previously worked with the United Nations in Senegal. Veronika has also worked for non-profit organizations in the area of social policy and did an internship with UNDP, assisting in research on SDG 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions). She volunteered in a social cohesion project in Paris, which aimed to reduce tensions among citizens from different cultural backgrounds. She participated in the Caux Peace and Leadership Programme 2018. She has been selected as a UNAOC Fellow 2020.