Cemre Naz Barsbay

Cemre Naz Barsbay
Job title
Associate Project Officer
Main areas of work

Cemre Naz Barsbay is an Associate Project Officer, supporting the implementation of IOM’s initiative on Drivers of Migration and Displacement, which is an ongoing project that aims at strengthening IOM’s understanding on multi-sectoral drivers of human mobility in both humanitarian and development contexts and identifying ways to further enhance the organization’s work around the Humanitarian Development and Peace Nexus (HDPN).

Previous experience

Cemre holds a bachelor's degree in International Relations and Political Science from the University of British Columbia, and a master's degree in International Security from Sciences Po Paris, with a focus on diplomacy and global risks. Prior to joining IOM, Cemre worked at the United Nations Mine Action Service in New York and the Crisis Bureau of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Istanbul, where she focused on humanitarian disarmament both in security and development contexts. She speaks Turkish, English and Spanish.

Thematic interests
  • Human security
  • Adverse drivers of human mobility
  • Migration and sustainable development nexus
  • Durable Solutions