Victor Casanova Abos
Victor leads MAP’s multilateral practice, providing clients in-depth analyses and strategic counsel on the multilateral system. He also unpacks for clients the drivers of instability in fragile settings and the impact of international crisis management tools.
Between 2013 and 2019, he worked as a policy analyst at Security Council Report (an independent think tank focused on the UN Security Council). He has published extensively on Syria, Mali, the Sahel, Libya, Colombia and Venezuela. His research also encompassed peace operations, counter-terrorism and conflict prevention.
Prior to this, Victor worked at the Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery at the United Nations Development Programme in New York. In this role, he provided support to the inter-agency task force for the Syrian crisis. Early in his career, Victor worked on short-term projects in Bolivia, Sri Lanka and Jordan.
Victor holds a dual degree in international affairs: an MIA from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and a Master’s from the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po). He also has a BA in political science from the Complutense University of Madrid.