Christiane Kuptsch is a Senior Specialist in Migration Policy at the International Labour Office in Geneva. Since 2008, she has been with the ILO’s Labour Migration Branch. Before, she held the position of Senior Research Officer at the ILO’s International Institute for Labour Studies. She joined the ILO in 1992, in the then Migration and Population Branch and worked on social protection issues—with the ILO-linked International Social Security Association—from 1995 to 2001. She is a political scientist, specialized in international relations (Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva), with a background in law (University of Hamburg).