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Sophie Delfolie

Implementation support unit of the APMBC

Sophie Delfolie joined the Implementation Support Unit of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention in July 2002.

Sophie Delfolie is the Implementation Support Specialist charged with providing advice and support to the Convention’s President, Committees and ISU Director on all aspects of the Convention and its implementation other than victim assistance; in the Director’s absence, Sophie serves as Acting Director.

Sophie also advises States Parties on matters pertaining to transparency reporting, stockpile destruction and mine clearance obligations, including for the preparation of Article 5 extension requests. She also leads the provision of advisory services to francophone States Parties on the implementation of the Convention.

She holds an MA in Politics from the University of Geneva and previously worked for the European Parliament, UK Office and the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London.

  • Organisation Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD)
  • Division Implementation support unit of the APMBC
  • E-mail s.delfolie(at)
  • Working Languages English and French