Shree Nadarajah has more than a decade of experience working with the United Nations on issues of children and armed conflict, and conflict-related sexual violence. She has undertaken missions to several conflict settings such as Afghanistan, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Sri Lanka and Myanmar. In 2014 – 2017, Shree led the engagement with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in implementing the UN-MILF agreement on preventing and addressing the recruitment and use of children resulting in the successful disengagement of 1,869 children associated with the group. Within this role, Shree also worked on the inclusion of the Moro Women’s auxiliary brigade.
Shree is currently an independent Subject Matter Expert providing training and guidance on the protection of civilians to officers and soldiers of national armed forces deploying as UN peacekeepers under the Global Peacekeeping Operations Initiative. She also co-developed the curriculum and conducted pieces of training on Female Engagement Teams in Peacekeeping for female troops of the Zambian Armed Forces.