Favoreu Edith, PhD
EDITH is senior adviser at ELI. She is also the co-director of the Certificate of Advanced Studies ( CAS) ” Happiness in organisations”, developped in partnership with ELI and the Geneva Management School.
Edith holds degrees in Public and International Law, Political Science and Humanitarian Action. She has a PhD in comparative public law.
Since 2005, she was involved in training for Aid workers as training manager ( Bioforce; Eirene Suisse; Isango). She joined the CERAH (University of Geneva-Graduate Institute) in 2010 as training coordinator and deputy director.
She conceptualized and was one of the leaders of the Humanitarian Encyclopedia Project
She has worked in fragile context and post-conflict areas for over sixteen years, in the field and at headquarters.
She used to facilitate transformative processes (collectives and institutional) and coordinate collaborative and transdisciplinary projects. She specialized in community engagement, organisational change and participatory approaches.
Edith integrates the GNH approach in her teachings as well as in her way of life. She became in September 2016 the Swiss coordinator of the Gross National Happiness movement. She is member of Eurasia Foundation since 2014.