Andra Tănase is the Director of PATRIR and expert consultant on development cooperation, education, conflict transformation, youth and peacebuilding. She works in peace education, strategic programme design, intercultural intelligence, policymaking and civil society development from the perspective of conflict transformation and peacebuilding.
She worked as consultant, trainer or adviser with different institutions such as the European Commission, The Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Red Cross and Save the Children.
Process Facilitation: Andra has helped design and facilitated numerous national and international meetings contributing to policy making, advancing peace theory, building institutional capacities for conflict transformation and coordination among multi-stakeholder processes. Since 2006 she engaged extensively in defining, developing and improving the role and capacities that European New Member States play in the development cooperation policy of the European Union and particularly the role that Romania plays in this process.
Training: She has provided over 100 training programmes in 20 countries to government ministries, national and international organizations, UN agencies and country missions, diplomats, NGOs, community-based practitioners,
military, and others in the fields of peacebuilding and conflict transformation, strategic peacebuilding, designing peacebuilding programs, project writing, project management and contract management, monitoring and evaluation,
peace education, human rights, development education, lobby and advocacy, intercultural communication and
Public Lectures and Teaching: Andra has lectured at universities and colleges in Europe, Latin America and Asia including Babes Bolyai University (Cluj – Napoca), University of Nicosia, UN University for Peace (Costa Rica), United
World College (Costa Rica and Italy), University of The Gambia and others. She also held talks within the International Summit of the Francophonie in Romania and The International Peace Salon in Paris.