Hanya Riedl is a MA candidate in international law at the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies in Geneva. Alongside her studies, she currently supports the UNICEF Regional Office for CEE/CIS in its advocacy for child-sensitive economic and social policies and, highly topical, for rights of refugee children. Previous work experience, including at the Permanent Mission of Germany to the UN and the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, allowed Hanya to explore topics ranging from disarmament to criminal justice and from corporate compliance to human rights. Hanya completed her bachelor’s degree in political science and economics at Columbia University in New York. Being German-Taiwanese, Hanya grew up in Bayreuth and spent a gap year after high school in Taipei.
Updated May 2016