Paul Safar, Intern
Originally from Vienna, Austria, Paul specialized in International Migration and Ethnic Relations in his master studies at Aalborg University in Denmark. He focused on the nexus between climate change and migration patterns and spent time abroad in Indonesia and Fiji to conduct research for his studies. Before joining the IRMU, he worked for UN-Habitat (United Nations Human Settlements Programme) in Fiji where he was involved in informal settlements upgrading in particular in relation to environmental and climate change impacts. Paul completed his bachelor’s degree in Communication Science and Journalism at the University of Vienna. Thereafter he worked for three years as a communication and event manager in the health promotion sector for the town council of Vienna.
Siddhanth Prasad, Intern
Siddhanth Prasad is an intern at the GCF’s Independent Redress Mechanism. Siddhanth holds a master’s degree in law from the University of Cambridge and an undergraduate honours degree in law from the University of Edinburgh in association with the National University of Singapore. Siddhanth has received numerous awards for his academic and extra-curricular performances, including the Cambridge Blues award, and the Scots Law Society Prize. He has experience working across several jurisdictions, including England, Singapore, India, Scotland, and Sri Lanka. Additionally, Siddhanth has experience working in commercial law, alternative dispute resolution - in particular arbitration, environmental law, and law-reform. Siddhanth speaks English, Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, and Telugu.