Dr Jannie Lilja is Director of Studies, Peace and Development, at Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Before she served as a senior fragility specialist with the World Bank’s Fragility Conflict Violence Group. Prior to joining the World Bank, she was a Swedish diplomat and researcher with the Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University. Her areas of expertise cover peacebuilding, war and peace dynamics, negotiations, and development in conflict settings. She has published several articles and book chapters on these topics. Jannie has contributed to the development of peacebuilding policy, including SDG 16, in her former capacity as lead on security and development in the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs. She has also served as Swedish Delegate to the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva.