Sogol Jafarzadeh

Environmental Affairs Adviser

OSCE in Vienna

Ms. Sogol Jafarzadeh is the Environmental Affairs Adviser at the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in Vienna. She started her new position at the OSCE Secretariat in April 2019, where she works on environmental security in general and water management and the Central Asia Region in particular.

Prior to joining the OSCE, Ms. Jafarzadeh l worked at the United Nations Environment Management Group (EMG) Secretariat, UN Environment in Geneva and at the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office in Iran acting as the SDG focal point and supporting initiatives on environmental security and combating sand and dust storms.

She also worked at the City University of New York as an Adjunct Instructor teaching environmental sciences, environmental psychology and statistics 2010-2014. Ms. Jafarzadeh has an MSc in Environmental Sciences from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ) and a post graduate certificate in Environmental Sustainability from the Earth Institute, Columbia University in New York.