Arjun Bhalla is an Operations Officer for the International Finance Corporation/World Bank Oil, Gas and Mining Sustainable Community Development Fund (CommDev) devoted to enhancing the benefits of extractive industry projects to local communities through innovative project design and knowledge support in partnership with the private sector. He has co-authored an IFC publication on Project-Induced In-Migration: Risk Assessment and Management Approaches. Prior to this assignment, Mr. Bhalla worked as a legal analyst in the Office of the Prosecutor for the International Criminal Court in The Hague where he focused on human rights investigations in the Sudan, Uganda, and Democratic Republic of Congo. Mr. Bhalla has also served as a project officer for judicial reform programs funded by the Canadian International Development Agency and worked with Human Rights Watch and their international justice program in London, UK. Mr. Bhalla received his BA with honors from Queen’s University in Canada and a duel MA with distinction in International Law and International relations from the University of Kent in Canterbury, United Kingdom.
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