Emma Borgnäs is a Research Assistant 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 undertakes research to assist in the drafting of a Model Treaty on International Mobility, and organizes workshops to debate the model treaty.
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 of Foreign Affairs, the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) and Amnesty International.