Chief, OSCE - ODIHR
Tiina Kukkamaa-Bah is the Chief of Democratic Governance and Gender Unit of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) based in Warsaw, Poland. Before joining ODIHR in March 2016, she worked as the Executive Director of Political Parties of Finland for Democracy, Demo Finland, a collaborative organisation of Finnish political parties in the field of democracy support. She has worked with governments, parliaments, political parties, and civil society for the past 16 years, focusing on supporting democratic and inclusive governance, political participation of women, youth and persons with disabilities, as well as civil society development across Asia and Africa alongside the OSCE region. She has also held various board positions, for example with the European Partnership for Democracy (EPD) and The Finnish NGDO Platform to the European Union, Kehys. Ms Kukkamaa-Bah obtained a Master's degree in Sociology at the University of Helsinki.