Alexandra Lamarche is an advocate at Refugees International where she focuses on sub-Saharan Africa and peacekeeping. She has led research missions on displacement crises in the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Nigeria, among others. Prior to joining Refugees International in 2017, Alexandra held various positions in the Canadian government and worked on issues of conflict, reconciliation, and migration in the Central African Republic, Chad, Lebanon, Mauritania, Côte d'Ivoire, and Uganda. She holds a Masters in Conflict, Security, and Development from the University of Sussex in the UK and Bachelor of Social Sciences in Conflict Studies and Human Rights from the University of Ottawa, Canada. Alexandra is fluent in both French and English. 

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