Sofia Palli, a Devex fellow in the summer of 2008, has worked as a research associate for inter-governmental agencies (UNDP, IFAD) and NGOs in Indonesia, Vietnam and Greece. She served as an affiliated M.A. student at the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, researching aid effectiveness. Sofia holds a bachelor’s in political science from National University of Athens and a master’s in international development and management from Lund University, Sweden. She is fluent in Greek and English and speaks French, German and Swedish.
ActionAid Hellas regularly seeks dynamic professionals with the right balance of academic skills, work experience, sensitivity toward its parent organization’s mission, and awareness of the latest trends in international development.
At the Third High-Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness, the international community drafted new donor commitments and pushed for closer cooperation between aid recipients and donors. Participants welcomed the presence of civil society, but many stakeholders remain concerned that the Millennium Development Goals will be unattainable by 2015.