Cholpon Orozobekova is the director of the Bulan Institute for Peace Innovations based in Geneva and an Executive-in-Residence Fellow at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy. Cholpon is a conflict analyst and terrorism expert. Her book “Foreign Fighters and International Peace” was published by Rowman and Littlefield in 2022. Before joining the Bulan Institute, she worked with UN OHCHR, ISHR, and Foundation Au Coeur des Grottes in Geneva. Cholpon worked for 17 years in international media and her analyses appeared in the Diplomate Magazine, Jamestown Foundation, RFE/RL, and IWPR. Cholpon holds three Master’s degrees from Geneva-based public universities.