Tiba Fatli is an ILI Caseworker at IRAP. In this role, Tiba supports the Intake and Legal Information team in screening and responding to inquiries from individuals requesting assistance in refugee resettlement and other migration processes, and facilitating legal counseling and information to refugees and asylum seekers.
Prior to joining IRAP, Tiba worked with research institutions and international organizations including the Danish Refugee Council in Duhok, Iraq and the Center for Migration and Refugee Studies in Cairo, Egypt. Most recently, Tiba worked with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Cairo as a Liaison Associate, where she researched and drafted reports on statelessness in the Arab region and worked with the League of Arab States on drafting a regional agreement to eradicate and prevent statelessness.
Tiba holds a B.A. in International Relations from the State University of New York at Geneseo and an M.A. in Migration and Refugee Studies with a focus on international law from the American University in Cairo. Tiba has been awarded an Andrew Mellon research fellowship to conduct research on environmental change and forced movements in the Arab region. She speaks Arabic and English.