Former UNAMID Police Commissioner Brig Gen Riana Paneras joins ISS/TfP as senior researcher based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
28 Apr 2016
Riana joined the ISS in February 2016 as a Senior Researcher in the Peace Operations and Peacebuilding division based in Addis Ababa. She has vast experience in policing, management and diversity and change management having served in the South African Police Service for 37 years. Her peacekeeping experience includes holding the position of Police Commissioner in the AU United Nations Hybrid Mission in Darfur (UNAMID). As a member of the AU Police Strategic Support Group she was the team leader responsible for developing a policy on the AU Police in Peace Support Operations. Riana has a Master’s degree in Public Administration and majored in police management, organisational development and policy analysis.