Ms Faith Mabera is currently a senior researcher at the Institute for Global Dialogue. Ms Mabera joined the IGD in October 2014 after completing an MA (cum laude) in International Relations from the University of Pretoria. She also holds a BA Honours degree in International Relations and a BPolSci degree in International Studies, both obtained with distinction from the University of Pretoria. Ms Mabera’s research interests include the Responsibility to Protect, African diplomacy, African foreign policies, African peace and security issues and global governance. She is a regular commentator and analyst on South African media speaking on African foreign policy developments and international relations.