Professor Conor Foley has extensive experience of multi-disciplinary mixed methods evaluations and good knowledge of evaluation principles, methods and standards. Team Leader for evaluations of the Government of Afghanistan’s National Judicial Reform Programme for International Development Law Organisation in 2008, 2014 and 2016. Team Leader for evaluations of UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights support for national legislation project in 2018 and OHCHR Office in Central Asia in 2014. Team Leader for an Evaluation of the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights in Angola in 2011. Training needs assessment for the Malawian judiciary in 2010. In total, Conor has worked in over twenty conflict and post-conflict zones.
Trained human rights lawyers carrying out war crimes investigations in Syria in 2018. Developed operational and tactical training materials for UN DPKO on the Protection of Civilians from 2010 – 2016. Trained the EU ceasefire monitoring mission to Georgia in 2009. Ran a training programme for OSCE’s legal department in Bosnia-Herzegovina in 2005. Ran a training programme for the Council of Europe for Kosovan refugees in Macedonia, Albania and Kosovo in 199.
Professor at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC Rio), a member of the Panel of Experts University of Leicester MSc Security, Conflict and International Development, a Visiting Professor at the University of Sheffield Hallam and a Visiting Fellow University of Essex.Conor Foley has extensive experience in working in: Afghanistan, Angola, Azerbaijan, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Brazil, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Georgia, Indonesia, Iraq, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Macedonia, Malawi, Mozambique, South Sudan, Syria, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste, Uganda, and Zimbabwe. Major areas of expertise include: Analysis and research, Human rights and protection, Monotoring, evalution and impact assessment, and Security sector reform and international humanitarian law