Sanna Hyotylainen

Project Manager - Business Unit Middle East & North Africa

Master’s degree in International Security from the University of Groningen with a focus on energy and resource security. Currently involved in VNG International’s projects in Middle East and North Africa, including Egypt, Tunisia, and Oman. Thematic focus on sustainable development, water, participative governance, and decentralization reforms.

How can local governments in conflict-affected regions act to reduce the impacts of violence and insecurity on development, and what kind of action can aid later on in peacebuilding processes and post-conflict reconciliation?