Sylva van Rosse
Sylva van Rosse "studied 'Languages and Cultures of the Middle East' in Groningen. After graduating she worked in Israel and Palestinian Territories and in Sudan, in projects initiated by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. These projects aimed to enhance the participation of women in political decision making and in the peace process. Later she worked in the UNICEF office in Jordan as a Monitoring & Evaluation assistant. In 2002 she came back to the Netherlands where she joined the international affairs section of the CDA party bureau."