Emma Borgnäs is a Project Coordinator for the International Migration Project at Columbia Global Policy Initiative (CGPI). The International Migration Project is a multi-year joint venture undertaken in collaboration with the Office of the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General on International Migration. The project aims to develop a new migration agenda for the coming decade. Emma was a co-drafter of the Model International Mobility Convention, and is currently coordinating the launch the Model Convention across the globe.
Emma joined CGPI in Spring 2016 as a Research Assistant during her first year as an M.A. candidate studying Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University. Emma has a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Oslo. Prior to her master studies she worked and interned for the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) and Amnesty International.