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Martin Vielajus

Based in Paris, France. Specialises in international cooperation, governance, multi-stakeholder dynamics, advocacy strategy and civil society strengthening.

Martin is an international consultant with 12 years’ experience in the field of international cooperation, specifically focused on governance, multi-stakeholder dynamics, advocacy strategy and civil society strengthening.

He has worked within a research context (as Deputy Director of the Governance Research Institute), within an international Foundation (FPH), a UN organisation (UNESCO) and a consulting agency (Synergence). He currently teaches in the Public School of International Affairs of Sciences Po Paris and in La Sorbonne – Paris V University.

As a consultant, he has worked with the French Development Agency, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, French Ministry of Sustainable Development, Coordination Sud, Aides, Agricord, Aide et Action, CFSI, MFR, Ford Foundation, etc.

Martin also has developed an expertise on intercultural issues emerging in international cooperation programs and networks, a topic on which he has published several books, notably “L’intelligence interculturelle (Intercultural Awareness)” (Editions CLM -April 2014), and “Le Culturoscope” (Editions CLM -April 2016).

Martin graduated from Sciences Po Paris (Master in International Affairs), McGill University (3rd year degree) and Université Nancy II (DEUG).

Martin’s publications