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Frances Charles

Advocacy Director, World Vision Syria Response


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Frances Charles is the Advocacy Director for World Vision International’s Syria Crisis Response. Frances oversees policy development and humanitarian advocacy programs across Turkey, Northern Syria, Iraq, Lebanon and Jordan.
Frances is a conflict policy specialist with over seven years of experience in research and practice across Africa and the Middle East. She has been based in Senegal, Mali, eastern DRC and now in Amman, Jordan. Frances holds a Masters of Science from University College London, specializing in international public policy, and a wide range of interests within the sector.
Frances has contributed to policy thinking and practice mainly around civil-military coordination and the changing nature of peacekeeping in contracted crises. Recent publications include the report “No One to Turn To”, on the involvement of children in the broader political peace process in DRC, and an op-ed for UNA-UK on protection innovations in DPKO missions.

Panel 2015

Violence in the Middle East – No Space for Humanitarians?