Adèle is a Spring Research Assistant at the Fund for Peace. She recently finished a Master’s degree in Peace Studies (International Affairs and Development) at Paris-Dauphine University. Adèle had the opportunity to work for the NGO ACTED and the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs. Throughout her education and professional background, she developed an expertise on the issues of the Sahel area, specifically the shrinking spaces dedicated to civil society. Adèle recently worked on the study to release the French official figures for bilateral official development assistance channeled through the CSOs. Her interest in peacebuilding has fuelled her motivation to join the FFP as a research assistant..