Ms. Melde has 8 years of experience in working on migration policy and research at IOM. From 2010 to 2013 she was in charge of the research unit of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Observatory on Migration in Brussels, Belgium. Among many migration publications, she recently co-edited a publication on South-South migration, published by Springer.

She undertakes the overall project management for the “Migration Environment and Climate Change: Evidence for Policy (MECLEP)” Project including liaison and coordination with various implementing partners and associates. Ms. Melde contributes to the preparation of the final comparative report; oversees all reports and development of the policy training module; conducts and manages research inputs.