Nora Refaeil is a Senior Associate for the International Peacebuilding Advisory Team. She is an expert in transitional justice and peacebuilding, and has over twenty years of experience as an independent consultant, lawyer, mediator, facilitator and trainer and as an advisor to a variety of governmental and non-governmental organisations.
Nora was the Special Adviser on Dealing with the Past and Reconciliation with the International Civilian Office in Pristina, Kosovo. She advised on a holistic, gender-sensitive and institutional approach to a broad range of transitional justice topics including truth-seeking, criminal justice, reparations, gender justice, institutional reform and reconciliation. Nora also worked with the Conflict Prevention, Peacebuilding and Mediation Instruments Division of the European External Action Service in adopting a transitional justice policy. Nora has additionally conducted a variety of trainings focusing on integration and intercultural competence, exploring how people and institutions can adapt to the challenges that migration and integration pose today. Nora teaches at the University of Basel and at various institutes and peace academies on transitional justice, peacebuilding, humanitarian law, the Middle East conflict, migration and integration, and intercultural competence.