Topic Description :
Climate Change, Conflict & COVID-19: Civilians in Africa Bear the Brunt
Ms. Clare Dalton
ICRC Head of Mission in the UAE
About the Speaker:
Clare Dalton is currently the ICRC’s Head of Mission in the United Arab Emirates, a role she just started after spending four years at the ICRC’s Headquarters in Geneva as the Head of Humanitarian Diplomacy, ensuring the ICRC’s diplomacy in all its components revolve around its global policy and humanitarian diplomacy objectives. From 2013-2016, she was the ICRC’s Humanitarian Action Advisor working on humanitarian policies alongside the United Nations in Geneva. She later took on the role of overseeing the work of the ICRC’s New York Delegation. Prior to this, Clare spent several years in the field with the ICRC occupying a variety of posts amid different contexts, including Angola, Iraq, Kenya, Nepal and Sudan. She has also worked with the British Red Cross and the United Nations Development Program. Clare has a BA in Anthropology from University College London and an MSc in Development Studies from SOAS.