Nurina holds a Master’s degree in International Studies from University of Oregon, USA. She has 25 years of experience with expertise in governance, peace building, poverty reduction and sustainable development. She has developed her expertise on peer-to-peer learning and workings and the linkage to South-South and South-South Triangular Cooperation (SSC and SSTC). She has been working with multilateral and bilateral organizations, government agencies, and non-governmental organizations, academic institutions, and consulting firms to provide technical assistance. She has worked for UNDP, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), and Oxfam in the areas of governance, poverty reduction, sustainable development, civil society, grant management, public sector reform & restructuring, and extractive industry.
Nurina’s approach includes hands-on facilitation in formulating peer-to-peer learning and working; conducting the preparation, initiating the establishment and facilitating the implementation of the peer-to-peer learning, and developing monitoring framework as well as to report on the progress and results. Her countries of experience include Indonesia, USA, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Burma, Thailand, China, the Philippines, and the Pacific (Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Fiji, Samoa, Tuvalu, Niue, New Caledonia), Australia, Singapore, Kenya.