Dr. Caroline Abu-SaDa


Dr Abu Sa’da is the Founder and Director General of SOS MEDITERRANEE Switzerland.
She has led humanitarian programs in the field, notably in the Middle East and the Horn of Africa,
for Oxfam GB, the United Nations and MSF (Doctors Without Borders) Switzerland.

She is the author of numerous papers, reports and chapters on humanitarian action, NGOs,
and the Middle East, as well as books, and has taught political science at New York University, Paris; Sciences Po, Lille, and the University of London. Caroline has also been the Director of the Research Unit of MSF Switzerland and the Editorial Responsible for the International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights in Geneva.

She holds a PhD in Political Science and International Relations from Sciences Po, Paris, and has recently been awarded a doctorate honoris causa by Lausanne University.