Camilla Waszink has 15 years of experience in the areas of humanitarian affairs, security, peace and conflict. She has previously worked as project manager in the Norwegian Red Cross and senior advisor at the Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre (NOREF). Between 2002 and 2009, she was policy adviser in the Arms Unit of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva, where she worked on a range of weapons and international humanitarian law issues, including international regulation of arms transfers, small arms availability and landmines. She has also worked as a researcher and consultant, including for the Small Arms Survey and the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue in Geneva, the Bonn International Center for Conversion, and the Program on Security and Development at the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
Waszink has experience from a range of multilateral disarmament and arms control processes, and has coordinated large institutional projects and strategic processes. She has published extensively on arms control and international humanitarian law, protection of civilians, armed violence, post-conflict disarmament and weapons management in peace processes.
Waszink holds an MA in international policy from the Monterey Institute of International Studies and a BA in political science and law from the University of Oslo. She has worked/studied in the US, Switzerland, Spain, France, Germany and Sweden.
Waszink is ILPI´s Programme Director for Arms & Disarmament.