Trine Pejstrup is a graduate student at Copenhagen University with experience working in international development, from local NGOs to international multilateral organizations. Her professional areas of interest center around human rights, particularly the rights of women and children, in the context of international security. Recently, Trine has held two internship positions at the United Nations Secretariat in New York working on disarmament, weapons of mass destruction and arms trade, as well as comprehensive analysis of political statements at the United Nations’ 2019 General Assembly. In addition, she has experience designing environmental education programs for children and youth in Taiwan and Cambodia, fundraising for the education of orphans in Gansu, China, promoting women’s rights in Sweden as well as providing educational support for Aboriginal youth in Australia with Engineers without Borders.
Updated May 2020
More from Trine Pejstrup
Presenting the Podcast Series: 'Stories From the Unity of the Realm'
In this podcast series the 2020 Copenhagen Fellows delve into some of the topics covered in the 2020 Copenhagen Fellowship. Find out more about the podcasts here.
Humanity in Action Denmark Announces the 2020 Danish Fellows Cohort
From a competitive pool of applicants, 24 Fellows from Denmark were selected to join the 2020 Humanity in Action Fellows cohort.
'Stories From the Unity of the Realm' - Episode 7: ''Frítt Val? - The Struggle for Abortion Choice in the Faroe Islands'
In this episode the 2020 Fellows Emilie, Tór, Trine, and Maria shed light on the complex aspects of the debate on legal abortion. Listen to their episode 'Frítt Val? - The Struggle for Abortion Choice in the Faroe Islands' here.