Samira Keller


     Areas of expertise

  • International Law, Human Rights and Humanitarian Law
  • International Institutions, Governance and Politics
  • Innovation, design thinking, digital collaboration
  • Project management, group facilitation, legal writing
  • Sustainable development, Climate Change mitigation, Conflict & Peace and Security

Samira Keller is a curious young professional entering the international cooperation field. She is passionate about social and ecological sustainability, justice and collective learning. She is experienced in project management, youth engagement, group facilitation and policy analysis. She strongly believes in interdisciplinary, systemic approaches and works towards an inclusive society living on a viable, living planet.

Key data

Qualification (Institute) (Ongoing) MA of International Law – University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

BA of International Relations – University of Geneva, Switzerland

Working languages German (native), French (fluent), English (fluent), Spanish (intermediate)
Nationality Swiss
Years of Experience 2
Selected projects, roles, achievements and publications 1 Million Youth Actions Challenge: coordination and strategy, youth engagement and member management

SDC’s water network RésEAU: Knowledge management, Network facilitation

Select academic papers:

  • “On the universality of human rights: idea vs application of the right to life” (May 2022)
  • “How can we make use of incentives and disincentives to promote environmental consumer behavior (plant-based diet)?”
  • “How an effective international environmental agreement reducing GHG emissions from livestock could look like” (Jan 2022)
  • “SDG 13: Urgent Climate Action in the international legal realm” (Oct 2021)
Key clients