Nudhara Yusuf


Nudhara Yusuf is a Research Associate with the Global Governance, Justice & Security Program where she is the Executive Coordinator of the Global Governance Innovation Network (GGIN).

Prior to Stimson, Nudhara worked with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)’s SDG Integration Team and the UNDP Regional Bureau for the Asia Pacific’s Strategic Foresight Unit. Previously, she worked on Education and Training with the World Federation of United Nations Associations and supported the British Shadow Secretary of State for Justice in the UK’s Parliament. Nudhara is the founder and trustee of several grassroots NGOs and CSOs across India and the UK. Her research primarily focuses on the governance of and with future generations, the role of globalization, emerging technologies, and development in the shifting multilateral architecture and engaging youth and civil society in governance and multilateral institutions.

In addition to her role at Stimson, Nudhara also serves as Co-Chair of the 2024 UN Civil Society Conference in Support of the Summit of the Future, as well as Coordinator of the Global Futures Forum, Global Youth Coordinator at the Coalition for the UN We Need (C4UN), and a fellow at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy. She was formerly a fellow with UN University’s Center for Policy Research to support the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Advisory Board for Effective Multilateralism, as well as an honorary advisor to the NGO Committee on Sustainable Development-NY. 

She is a Dean’s List graduate of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from University College London.

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Research Associate, Global Governance, Justice & Security Program and Executive Coordinator of the Global Governance Innovation Network (GGIN), Stimpson Center