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Suzy Nikièma

International Law Advisor

Suzy Nikièma is an International Law Advisor with the IGF, contributing to research and training initiatives. She assists member countries in reviewing mining legal instruments and conducting Mining Policy Framework Assessments.

Suzy is a lecturer on investment law and mining law at the Université Saint Thomas d’Aquin and the Université Aube Nouvelle. She has a master’s degree in public law from the University of Ouagadougou, a Certificate of Transnational Law from the University of Geneva, and a master’s degree and Ph.D. in international relations from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva.

Suzy speaks French, English, and Mòoré and is based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.