Ms Judith Knöpfli works as a Project Manager in the Immigration and Border Management unit at the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Niger. The Immigration and Border Management unit in Niger supports the Nigerien government in developing capacities in terms of infrastructure, equipment, resources and institutions of defense and security forces at the borders. In her role, Judith oversees the implementation of projects focusing on cross-border cooperation and health management at borders, including the construction of a border post and sanitary facilities at Niger’s northern border with Libya and Algeria, as well as the development of cross-border crisis response mechanisms. She has a background in international cooperation and diplomacy and holds degrees in International Relations and Economic Policy. Prior to joining IOM in 2018, she worked for the Human Rights Policy Office at the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.