Sanija Ameti is a PhD researcher at University of Bern and holds a Master in Public and International Law from University of Zürich. Her regular publications focus on research topics such as cyberdefence, the law of peacetime cyberoperations and on security policy in general. Her doctoral thesis analyses the outsourcing of cybersecurity functions by states to private security companies in the light of the international rules on state responsibility.
During her stage at the Swiss Department of Foreign affairs she engaged with the legal process on the exportation of war material and the states review phase of the Tallinn Manual 2.0. She is actively involved in the think tank „foraus“, fostering a constructive foreign and security policy. Through her position in the executive committee of a Swiss national party and as a board member of Operation Libero she advocates for a secure and ethical digital transformation in the public sector.