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Lisa Dacosta

Secretary-General Iddri
Telephone +33 (0)1 45 49 76 61
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Address Institut du développement durable et des relations internationales
41, rue du Four
75006 Paris

Before joining IDDRI as Secretary-General to the Director, Lisa Dacosta worked as Programme Manager for UNDP Mozambique (2003 - 2006), on local development issues and HIV-AIDS prevention.

She previously worked for the NGO Solagral, where she was in charge of coordinating a local development project in Albania as well managing non-profit activities and promoting the NGO’s work. Lisa is an anthropology graduate: she has a DESS (post-graduate diploma) in "Social Practices of Development" from IEDES, Paris I Sorbonne.

Before taking up the post of Secretary-General to the Director in September 2007, Lisa had already collaborated with IDDRI (2003 and 2007) to organise two international conferences on governance and sustainable development issues.