March 7, 2013
“The goal of the branch, as well as the office is to provide consulting and information assistance to the High Representative, Secretary General, and the international community in the field of disarmament and non-proliferation.
In my two months of internship, I have written notes directly for the Secretary General, assisted at the 1540 Committee and Missile Panel, met with experts and ambassadors in the field, and contributed to the disarmament yearbook. In terms of career goals, I learn what it means to work in an international organization and be an expert.
My IPSS experience at WMD helps me understand how decisions are made in the real world and where I want to be in the future.” Elena Ilina September 4, 2009