Class II (2004-2005)

3. Noëlle DePape, Canada, District 5550

Noëlle earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Winnipeg in international development studies and conflict resolution studies.

She is fluent in English, French, and Spanish, and has basic knowledge of Arabic. Noëlle has increased her practical knowledge in development studies and conflict resolution in a variety of ways, including studying human rights at Université Nationale du Benin in Benin, West Africa, and working in a Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon. She also has worked as the Youth Mine Action Ambassador to the Red Cross Global Education Program, travelling to Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia to learn about the landmine situation in a post-conflict environment. With her skills in refugee issues and peace building, Noëlle aspires to work for UNHCR or UNICEF, or as an international mediator.