Trine holds a Bachelor’s in Development Studies from Lund University and a Master’s in Political Communication and Management from Copenhagen Business School. Her professional areas of interest center around human rights in the context of international peace and security, disarmament, and defence technologies.
Trine works at the Danish Institute for International Studies as a research assistant affiliated with the DIIS Tech initiative, from which she has contributed to discussions on the political and democratic implications of defense technologies, the Danish defense industry, and Denmark’s role in outer space. Prior to this, she has held internships at the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs, the Office of the Under-Secretary-General for UNDGACM in New York, and as a Graduate Professional position with United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research. She has recently received the OSCE-UNODA Scholarship for Peace and Security and is a HIA Senior Fellow from the 2020 Copenhagen Fellowship.
Updated April 2023
More from Trine Pejstrup
Lectures on the Arctic
Senior Fellow Trine Pejstrup created 'Lectures on the Arctic' to broaden Danish youth's understanding of the Unity of the Realm and the general state of the Arctic.
Presenting the Podcast Series: 'Stories From the Unity of the Realm'
In this podcast series the 2020 Copenhagen Fellows delve into some of the topics covered in the 2020 Copenhagen Fellowship. Find out more about the podcasts here.
'Stories From the Unity of the Realm' - Episode 7: ''Frítt Val? - The Struggle for Abortion Choice in the Faroe Islands'
In this episode the 2020 Fellows Emilie, Tór, Trine, and Maria shed light on the complex aspects of the debate on legal abortion. Listen to their episode 'Frítt Val? - The Struggle for Abortion Choice in the Faroe Islands' here.
Humanity in Action Denmark Announces the 2020 Danish Fellows Cohort
From a competitive pool of applicants, 24 Fellows from Denmark were selected to join the 2020 Humanity in Action Fellows cohort.