Diego Salama MA

Partnerships & Liaison Specialist

Diego Salama joined UNU-MERIT in May 2013 as Research Assistant to the Education Director, and since 2015 he has worked as Communications Officer. In February 2022, he assumed the role of Acting Head of Communications. In September 2022, Diego became Partnerships & Liaison Specialist. He supports the Director with responsibilities encompassing strategic partnerships,  programme and project management, liaising with UN System, institutional governance and reporting to the UNU Council and the host country. 

Diego is also a PhD candidate in the History of International Relations at Leiden University. 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. 

Selected publications by Diego Salama