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Her voice

 “You have to survive in the political world of men and at the same time you would like not to play the game but to change the game and it’s extremely difficult.”

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Ms. Elisabeth Lindenmayer directs the United Nations Studies Program at SIPA, teaches courses on the UN Security Council and peacekeeping/peacebuilding in Africa. She also serves as a senior advisor to SIPA’s Center for International Conflict Resolution. Ms. Lindenmayer is a member of the Advisory Panel of the Security Council Report. She also serves as a board member of the Kofi Annan Foundation and on the advisory board of the NGO STOP (Stop Trafficking of People). Ms. Lindenmayer joined the United Nations Secretariat in 1977, and in 1992 moved to the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations before its expansion into numerous volatile areas