Kirsten Mogensen

International Activities

Member of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark's Deployment Facility for Peace and Democracy (DFPD) fsince 1995. Chairman of the the society of members of DFPD in 2022, (Previously, the response team was called IHB and FSB). 
2022: OSCE Election Observation Mission to Serbia (Parliamentary and Presidential election) 3. April 2022. Deployed to Sabac with STO partner Fredrik Nordin. In Serbia 31 March to 6 April 2022.  
2020:OSCE LEOM to Local Elections in Ukraine October 25. Deployed to Mariupol and Volnovakha with team partner Mitchell Polman (USA). 27 September to 4th November. Second round deployed to Chervintsi to November 12. Deputy Head of Mission Stefan Krause.
2019: OSCE election observation to North Macedonia Presidential election April 21 and May 5. Deployed to Skopje and Bitola. 
2018: EU Election Observation Mission to Sierra Leone March 7 and 31, 2018. Long term observer from February to April, deployed to Kenema with partner Gert Michael Binder.
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 Nobert Herman Reiner. 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.
2013-2018: 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:
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. 
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.
2010-2011: Program Chair for the IJ8 Innovation Journalism and Communication Conference, Stanford University, California, USA. See the call for papers:
2010: Election Observer to the Parliamentary Election in the Kyrgyz Republic, Nookat E south of Osh, for OSCE ODIHR, 10 October.
2010: Participated in IAMCR in Braga, Portugal. Presented paper about innovation journalism with David Nordfors, Stanford University.
2010: Visiting Scholar at VINNOVA-Stanford Research Center of Innovation Journalism in the H-STAR institute, Stanford University, California, USA (February-June 2010). Chair for the academic track of IJ7 - the seventh conference on innovation journalism at Stanford University.

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:

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:

2005-2006: Chief Press, Information and Protocol Officer, Aceh Monitoring Mission, Indonesia:

2005: Guest lecturer at Louisiana State University and Bradley University, USA. Participated in AEJMC 2005 in San Antonio, Texas: Presented paper: The Liberal Struggle for Press Freedom.

2005: Oxford Roundtable, Pembroke College, Oxford University, England. Presented paper: The Liberal Struggle for Press Freedom.

2002: Nordiska Journalistlärerkonferens [Nordic conference for journalism professors], Finland. Power Point presentation about the coverage of the September 11, 2001, on American network television.

2001-2002: Visiting Fellow, Manship School of Mass Communication, Louisiana State University:

1983-1985: Development aid in Zambia for Danish Association for International Co-operation.

1971-1972: Au Pair in Rabat, Morocco.

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