Leanne Smith

Ms Leanne Smith


Master of Public Policy, Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies), Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

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Ms. Leanne Smith is a Visiting Fellow at the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy. She is an Australian diplomat and human rights lawyer who is currently on leave from her post as Chief of the Policy and Best Practice Service of the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations in New York. Leanne has worked in the Australian judicial system, for the Australian Human Rights Commission, in the NGO sector, regional human rights organisations, for the Australian Government (DFAT) and the UN. She has served in Southeast Asia, Africa, the Balkans and Afghanistan. She is a Religion, Diplomacy and International Relations Fellow of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, from which she also holds a Master of Public Policy degree. Leanne also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies) and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the ANU

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