​Thiago Assunção

GGF 2030 Working Group on Global Migration and Refugee Challenge

Thiago Assunção is assistant professor of international relations at University Center of Curitiba (Unicuritiba) and University Positivo, Brazil. He created a course on refugee law and designed a global governance study tour, taking a group of students to international organizations based in Switzerland, including the United Nations, UNHCR, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). He participates in initiatives on migrants and refugee integration in Brazil and has previously worked for the government of the State of Paraná on human rights policies. He has worked on human rights education for the Robert F. Kennedy Center in Italy, as well as on international cooperation at UNESCO in Paris. He was also a visiting researcher at the University of Geneva. Thiago holds a master’s degree in peace studies from the University of Rome, and will soon complete his PhD in international law at the University of São Paulo.