José Alvarado is a Programme Officer for peacebuilding and sustaining peace at the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation where he is coordinating a series of roundtable discussions on the UN’s Sustaining Peace Resolutions. Other tasks include organising sessions at various international forums such as the Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development. Alvarado’s broader experience includes working at several research institutions and publishing on gender and peace processes, arms transfer controls as well as climate change and peace. He is a Rotary Peace Fellow with a master’s degree in Peace and Conflict Studies from Uppsala University. Before moving to Sweden, Alvarado worked for the United States government in Guatemala and on social issues in the non-governmental sector in Mexico, Central America, and Colombia.