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COALITION SECRETARIAT


The International Secretariat of the Coalition is hosted by the 
World Federalist Movement-Institute for Global Policy (WFM-IGP), based in New York and The Hague, and whose Executive Director is William R. Pace. For more about WFM-IGP programs and partners, please click here

WFM-IGP started its program on R2P/RtoP in 2003 under the Responsibility to Protect-Engaging Civil Society (R2PCS) project. This project transitioned into the Coalition in 2009. See more on WFM-IGP's 
former R2PCS project


SECRETARIAT STAFF:
 

Brittany Roser alt
Program Officer

Brittany Roser is the Program Officer for the International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect. Ms. Roser obtained Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Political Science and History, with a minor in Law and Legal Studies from the University of Pittsburgh and a Master of Sciences degree in Politics and Government in the European Union, with a concentration in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). In addition, Ms. Roser has completed policy studies on the UN and global governance with the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and on foreign policy-making in the European Union with the Vrije Universiteit in Brussels and Diplomatische Akademie in Vienna. Ms. Roser previously worked as a Communications and Outreach Associate with the ICRtoP, also assisting with research and advocacy. Prior to joining ICRtoP, Ms. Roser worked in the United Kingdom’s House of Commons for the office of Rt. Hon. Greg Hands, MP for Chelsea and Fulham, where she primarily focused on policy research. She also formerly worked with the No2AV campaign, a successful cross-party campaign on a electoral reform in the UK. Ms. Roser’s interests include conflict prevention and resolution, the promotion of women’s roles in peace and security initiatives, and the role of development aid in atrocity prevention.


Marijke Kremin
Program Fellow

Marijke Kremin is the Program Fellow for the International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect, managing the organization’s communications and providing programmatic support. Ms. Kremin received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, with minors in Peace & Social Justice and Spanish Language & Literature from the University of Michigan and a Master of Arts from Columbia University in Human Rights Studies focusing on forced migration. Ms. Kremin previously worked with UN Women’s Africa Programmes Division, the US Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, as well as the Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town (Cape Town, South Africa) focusing on policy research and advocacy on issues related to asylum seekers, refugees, and gender in Sub-Saharan Africa. Her professional and academic interests include forced migration policy, refugee law, and human rights recognition and protection.


Kirsten Meersschaert
Director of Programs

Ms. Meersschaert was appointed Director of Programs of the World Federalist Movement-Institute for Global Policy in 2015, and currently overseas the programs on the International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect (ICRtoP) and the Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC). She has served as Head of Office of The Hague Secretariat of the WFM since 2013. Ms. Meersschaert headed the CICC’s office in Brussels, Belgium from 2011-2013, and continued to oversee the Europe program of the CICC until 2016. Prior to joining the WFM-IGP/CICC in 2007, Ms. Meersschaert worked in international development as a consultant on projects funded by the World Bank, USAID, the European Union, regional development banks, and various national governments. Ms. Meersschaert holds a Diplôme d'études supérieures spécialisées (DESS) in Humanitarian Policy from the Institut de Relations Internationales et Stratégiques in Paris, France; a Master’s degree in International Relations from the Universiteit van Amsterdam; and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and European Studies from New York University.
 

Eliza Fairbrother
Development Associate

Eliza Fairbrother is the Development Associate for the World Federalist Movement-Institute for Global Policy, providing grants management and fundraising support to the organization and its programs. Ms. Fairbrother received her Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies, with a focus in the Middle East and North Africa, from Kenyon College in 2016. Prior to joining the organization in 2017, she worked as an intern for the Department of State program EducationUSA in Tunisia, assisting with outreach, programming and grant management, and taught English as a Foreign Language for AMIDEAST, a leading American non-profit organization engaged in international education, training and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa.


Emma Sniegowski
Development Fellow

Emma Sniegowski is the Development Fellow for the World Federalist Movement-Institute for Global Policy, assisting in grants writing and reporting. Ms. Sniegowski graduated from Kenyon College in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts degree, double majoring in Modern Languages and Literatures with a focus on French and Mandarin Chinese and International Studies with a focus on Politics and Society in Western Europe. She previously taught as an Apprentice Teacher in the Intensive Introductory French program at Kenyon College and worked as a Development and Marketing Intern at a fundraising consulting firm for arts and education non-profits in the Philadelphia area. 


Arden Haselmann
Program Assistant

Arden Haselmann is the Programs Assistant to the World Federalist Movement-Institute for Global Policy providing programmatic, administrative, logistical and outreach support to promote the effectiveness of the entire WFM-IGP team.  Ms. Haselmann obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Peace and Conflict Studies with a focus in Religion and Genocide from Wheaton College (MA) in 2016. Prior to joining WFM-IGP, Ms. Haselmann spent time conducting research on the concepts of sacred Space in post Genocide Rwanda. She has experience working on organic farms in Costa Rica, in healthcare centers in South Africa and Schools in India. Ms. Haselmann’s primary areas of interests are international responses to violent conflicts, religious violence mediation, conflict mediation, and peace building.