Xavier Collard de Macquerh

Xavier Collard de Macquerh

Delegate of the International Committee of the Red-Cross (ICRC)
 

Currently employed at International Committee of the Red Cross

Previous: Aviation sans Frontières, Service de Coopération au Développement (SCD), Ecole de la paix, Secours Catholique - Caritas France, UNESCO, Amnesty International - France

 

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    Summary

    Man of action and reflection, I have been working in the field of international solidarity for more than ten years, after studying philosophy and international relations. I joined the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in 2007, where I coordinate activities and manage teams, in the field. The ICRC is an international humanitarian organization, neutral, impartial and independent, whose mission is to protect and assist the victims of armed conflicts and other situations of violence, all around the world. I am currently based in Zimbabwe, for a one-year-long mission.

Experiences

 

Delegate of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

At International Committee of the Red Cross

From October 2007 to Present
2015: Head of Sub-delegation – Myitkyina, Myanmar: - Management of the team (70 National staff, along with 11 expatriates); - Follow-up and analysis of the security and humanitarian situation; - Definition of ICRC operational priorities in the area of responsibility; - Coordination of the ICRC...
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Programme manager - Equateur, Democratic Republic of Congo

At Aviation sans Frontières

From December 2006 to March 2007
In charge of a humanitarian project whose goal is to place a plane at the disposal of NGOs and UN agencies to provide such agencies access to remote, isolated, and vulnerable peoples of the Equateur region, thus enabling agencies to provide much needed humanitarian aid.
 

Instructor

At Service de Coopération au Développement (SCD)

July 2006
Responsible for training of newly recruited volunteers on the matter of 'Being a volunteer in a conflict zone'.
 

Lecturer

At Ecole de la paix

June 2006
Lecturing about “Colombia: a peace-building experience”, at the 2nd peace-building initiatives international conference.
 

Instructor

At Service de Coopération au Développement (SCD)

July 2005
Responsible for training of newly recruited volunteers on the matter of 'Being a volunteer in a conflict zone'.
 

Peace and reconciliation promoter - Uraba region, Colombia

At Secours Catholique - Caritas France

From 2003 to 2005
- Capacity building for Native and Black communities in order to help them advocate for their rights and defend their cultural identity; - Counselling to the Asociación de Consejos Comunitarios y Organizaciones del Bajo Atrato (ASCOBA):
 

Intern researcher

At UNESCO

From June 2001 to December 2001
Conducted a study regarding the intercultural scientific education of the Aymara Indians in northern Chile: - Investigated Aymaran culture and interculturality - Studied Chilean scientific curriculums - Interviewed teachers and Aymaran leaders and visited Aymaran primary schools - Analysed, in...
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Intern communication officer

At Amnesty International - France

From November 2000 to April 2001
In charge of the link between Amnesty International France, the French coalition “ Small arms: it’s time for us to call the shot ”, and the International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA) in preparation for July 2001 UN light weapons conference: - Follow-up and reporting on preparatory...
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Université Marne La Vallee, Champs Sur Marne

Master’s degree in geopolitics, Marne-la-Vallée University

From 2000 to 2001
International relations Intercultural mediation European Union construction...
 

Université Aix Marseille 1 Provence, Aix En Provence

Bachelor’s degree in philosophy, Aix-Marseille I University

From 1996 to 2000
Thesis: “Republic and liberty: a study of liberty’s role in Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s and Charles Taylor’s political theories”. Distinction “ très bien ”
 

Lycée Cézanne - Université Aix-Marseille III, Aix En Provence

DEUG A, Lycée Cézanne - Université Aix-Marseille III

From 1993 to 1995
mathématiques, physiques et chimie - Mathématiques supérieures et spéciales au lycée Cézanne

Skills

 
  • Coordination de projet
  • Droit international humanitaire
  • Gestion de projet
  • Humanitaire
  • International
  • Management
  • Management d'équipe
  • Négociation
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