Inga Marie Nymo Riseth

MA Student

Inga Marie Nymo Riseth
Mobile phone: 90178475
Twitter: ingamnr

Research Interests

  • Counter-terrorism and human rights
  • Human rights law (including refugee law, rights of indigenous peoples, women's rights)
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • Foreign aid and securitization of foreign aid
  • The Middle East, particularly Lebanon, Palestine, Israel
  • The right to education


​Inga is currently writing her master thesis: "Norwegian aid for education: human rights-based or a tool to counter violent extremism?

Languages spoken

Norwegian, English, German (B2), Arabic (A1)


Master degree (current): Theory and Practice of Human Rights, Univeristy of Oslo. 

Bachelor degree: International Environmental and Development Studies, University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

Selected Work Experience

From December 2017: Member of program council, HUMAN international documentary film festival

From August 2017:  Lecturer on topics related to the UN, international questions, human rights, the UN Association of Norway (FN-Sambandet)

August - September 2017: Secretary in the election campaign, the Socialist Youth Party, Akershus division

July 2016 - June 2017: President (elected full-time position), the Norwegian Students and Academics International Assistance Fund (SAIH)

July 2015 - June 2016: Political vice president (elected full-time position), the Norwegian Students and Academics International Assistance Fund (SAIH)

2015: Norwegian youth delegate to the UN General Assembly

October 2013 - December 2013: Solidarity worker in the palestinian refugee camp Rashedieh, Lebanon. the Palestine Committee of Norway 

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