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Dan Sanaren

POSITION AT SIPRI
Intern

Dan Sanaren

Dan Sanaren

Dan Sanaren is an intern with the SIPRI Sahel and West Africa Programme. He supports the programme’s research and conducts literature, media and social media coverage regarding current developments in the Sahel. During his studies, Dan’s research focused specifically on Mali and governance by jihadist groups, as well as MINUSMA, the UN’s Mission in the country. Parallel to his work with SIPRI, he is a Junior Analyst at a development consulting firm in Copenhagen. Prior to joining SIPRI, Dan was an editorial and research intern at Center for International Relations and Sustainable Development (CIRSD) in Belgrade, and at Actory, a sustainability lab in Copenhagen. He was also involved with NGOs in France, Denmark and Tunisia.

Subject expertise

Conflict, United Nations Peacekeeping Operations, radical armed groups, Jihadist governance

Regional expertise

West Africa and Sahel, Europe

Languages
English, French, Slovenian, Spanish, Portuguese, Serbo-Croatian
Education

BA in Political Science, Europe-Africa Specialization, Sciences Po Paris

Citizenship
Slovenia
External publications