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Suzanne van Huijgevoort

Suzanne van Huijgevoort

History: Young Expert at ICCO Cooperation - Cambodia
YEP period 2017 - 2019, batch 13

Position after YEP

Associate at AccountAbility, United States

YEP Role

As a Programme Officer at ICCO Cambodia, I will be working on a number of projects concerning sustainable agriculture and fisheries, responsible business and economic empowerment. My main tasks include program development, implementation and M&E. Moreover, I will conduct and organize trainings and workshops for various stakeholders, participate in national and international networks and write or assist proposals and business propositions. I will work closely together with my Cambodian YEP colleague Sinat Hin


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Skills

  • Project development and implementation
  • Organization of trainings, events and workshops
  • Research
  • Stakeholder engagement and network building
  • Writing and communication 
Background

Nationality: Dutch
Education: MA in Global Studies (Freiburg University, University of Cape Town and Chulalongkorn University, Thailand) with a specialization in sustainable development and food systems. BA in History and BA in International Relations (Utrecht University)

 

Experience before YEP

  • Project Officer at MVO Nederland: research, project management and communication for various projects concerning CSR, responsible business practices and international supply chains
  • Course Assistant at Centre for Innovation, Leiden University: organization and coordination of bachelor courses on big data, responsible innovation and conflict/human rights
  • Intern at the World Food Programme of the UN: conducting due diligence research of prospective donors in the agri-food sector on their compliance with the UN Guiding Principles
  • International work and study experience in Costa Rica, South Africa, Namibia, Thailand, Italy and Germany 
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Organisation: ICCO Cooperation
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