Tiril Rahn is a doctoral researcher at the University of Oxford in international relations with a focus on the future of peacekeeping, government access, and civilian protection. She founded Oxford’s first Diplomatic Society out of Hertford College to foster dialogues on peace and diplomacy. Recognized for her aspirations towards future peacebuilding, she was named among ’30 under 30′ leaders in Norway.
In her previous roles, Tiril managed NATO defense and security projects for partner countries and engaged in Security Council peacekeeping negotiations for the UK Mission to the UN. She was also a project associate for the UNAI Hub for Peace and Conflict Resolutions at Oxford. She continues to be an engaged member of Women in International Security (WIIS). Tiril’s part-time role at the Nobel Peace Centre over eight years shaped her initial inspiration in peacebuilding.
Tiril holds an MPhil from Hertford College where she earned the Red Cross Research Grant for her geo-referenced data research on civilian protection. Previously, Tiril earned her BA from NYU Abu Dhabi in Political Science and Peace Studies.