Diego Salama MA
Diego Salama joined UNU-MERIT in May 2013 as Research Assistant to the Education Director, and since 2015 he works as a Communications Officer. He supports the management of the Communications Office, with responsibilities encompassing strategy, programme and project management, liaising with UN System and institutional governance and reporting. Before this, he worked in Latin America at the UN Department of Global Communications.
Diego is also a PhD candidate in History of International Relations at Leiden University where he is a member of the UN Studies in Peace and Justice research programme. His dissertation focuses on UN Peace Operations and the history of the UN.
Diego holds a BA in International Relations from University College Maastricht and an MA in International Relations (cum laude) with an emphasis on History from Leiden University.