Anne-Cécile Vialle has worked for UNEP Post-Conflict and Disaster Management Branch for 4 years. Across this period she has been involved in various post-crisis (conflict or disaster) field assessments and recovery projects conducted by the Branch in Lebanon, Nigeria, Dominican Republic and Ukraine. Aside from these main tasks, she also participated in the coordination of UN emergency response to various crisis (Myanmar, Georgia, Haďti and elsewhere) to represent UNEP in various operations of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee and Early Recovery Cluster.
In 2009, as part of UNEP programme "Environmental Cooperation for Peacebuilding" (ECP), she co-authored the UNEP publication "Protecting the Environment during Armed Conflict: An Inventory and Analysis of International Law". Still in the framework of the ECP in 2009, she actively engaged in establishing a technical cooperation between UNEP and the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and the Department of Field Support (DFS), in order to assist DPKO/DFS to implement their recent Environmental Policy. The ultimate objective of the UNEP-DPKO/DFS collaboration is to support peacebuilding, through promoting a more effective peacekeeping which would address the questions of natural resources management in post-conflict countries.
Anne-Cécile Vialle is a French national, graduated from the University of Leiden, NL. As part of her studies and first profesionnal experiences she has lived in Belarus, Mexico, the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, and is now based in Switzerland with UNEP.