2018: EU Election Observation Mission to Sierra Leone March 7 and 31, 2018. Long term observer from February to April, deployed to Kenema.
2017: OSCE Election Observation Mission to Georgia, municipality election 21 October. STO, deployed to Marneuli.
2017: OSCE Limited Election Observation Mission to the Presidential Election in Mongolia. I was based in Chinggis with my team, and we observed election preparation in three eastern provinces. May 27 to July 12. Read more.
2016: OSCE Election Observation Mission to the Uzbek Presidential Election December 4. I was based in Namagan with my team. Read more
2016: OSCE Election Observation Mission to the Russian legistative elections September 18. I was based in Tula with my teammate. Read more
2015: Election Observation to the Parliamentary Elections in Myanmar November 8, 2015. Working for the Carter Center from April to December, seconded by the Danish Government. Made observations in and wrote reports from the following states and regions: Chin State, Rakhine State, Kachin State, and Shan State, plus Sagaing, Magway, Mandalay, and Yangon Regions. Read more. and in Danish.
2013-2016: Member of the jury for AGAHI Awards, Pakistan. Read more
2013: Public Diplomacy Summer Institute at University of Southern California, Los Angeles. The class consisted of 32 diplomates from 14 countries. See pictures.
2013 OSCE Election Observation Mission to the Presidential election in Mongolia June 26, 2012. I was based in Ulaanbaatar with my teammate Sebastian Knoke, Germany. Read the OSCE report: http://www.osce.org/odihr/elections/101349
2012-2014 Media Development Trust in Pakistan: Program Advisor to the Trust, advising the Trust on the Role of Academia in Research for the Industry. The trust website.
2012 OSCE Election Observation Mission to the United States of America (LEOM) in connection with the Presidential election November 6. Together with my co-worker Andrew McEntee I observed the election preparations in West Virginia and Ohio. Read the OSCE evaluation of the election http://www.osce.org/odihr/90651
2012 Key-note speaker at AGAHI Awards "Shaping the Future of Journalism", Pak-China Friendship Center, Islamabad, Pakistan March 28, 2012. Topic: The role of journalism in securing transparency and democracy. See program here
2010 (continues): Managing Editor of the peer reviewed online journal "Innovation Journalism", Stanford Center for Innovation and Communication.
2009: Election observer to the Parliamentary Elections in Moldova, OSCE/ODIHR, April and July.
2007: Election Observer to the Presidential and Parliamentary Elections, in Sierra Leone, August and September. EU: http://www.eueomsierraleone.org/
2007: Guest lecturer at Louisiana State University, USA. Participated in Media, War and Conflict Conference, Marquette University’s Alumni Memorial Union, April 19-20. Paper presented: Journalism During Terror Attacks.
2007: Member of editorial board, Journal of Media Law & Ethics, Marquette Journals, USA.
2006-07: Member of Nordic committee to evaluate the Swedish journalism schools. Swedish National Agency for Higher Education, Stockholm, Sweden: http://www.hsv.se