Irina Wavre-Saminskaya

Designation: Digital Communications Officer

Irina is specialised in digital communications, including multimedia content creation, communication strategy, social media management, storytelling, and digital marketing.

She began her career in the cultural sector, working for organisations like, Verbier Festival, and Prix de Lausanne.

Originally from Moscow, Irina has been interested in human rights issues since a young age. In 2019 joined the Swiss NGO Civitas Maxima as a Communications and Outreach Assistant, where she collaborated with a team of lawyers focused on prosecuting war criminals to develop and implement communication strategies.

Irina joined the Centre of Humanitarian Studies Geneva as a Digital Communications Officer in May 2023.