Ms Hélène Harroff-Tavel


Associate Expert, International Labour Organisation

Hélène Harroff-Tavel holds a Bachelor of Political Science from Georgetown University, and a dual Master’s degree of International Affairs and Public Health from Columbia University. She has worked for the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Switzerland, the International Rescue Committee in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Save the Children in Nepal. She worked as an Associate Expert on Migration at the International Labour Organisation’s Regional Office for Arab States, based in Beirut, Lebanon. Alix is co-author of the ILO’s major report on forced labour in the Middle-East - Tricked and Trapped.  She currently holds a hybrid position between the Labour Migration Branch and the Special Action Programme on Forced Labour and Trafficking, as Programme and Operations Officer. This capacity involved technical backstopping for projects in the Middle East and North Africa.