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Andreas Sugar

International Media Support (IMS)
Head of Rapid Response
Copenhagen, Denmark

After a long career in United Nations peacekeeping, Andreas Sugar joined International Media Support (IMS), a Copenhagen, Denmark-based non-profit NGO, in 2011. Having managed programmes in a number of countries, including Yemen, Azerbaijan, Pakistan and Somalia, he now heads IMS’s rapid response unit. The rapid response mechanism allows IMS to launch interventions at short notice to support media affected by conflicts, drastic political change or natural disasters. In his spare time, Sugar writes analyses and commentaries on international issues for Danish media.