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Annyssa Bellal

Senior Research Fellow and Strategic Adviser on International Humanitarian Law

Annyssa Bellal's areas of expertise include public international law, international humanitarian law, international human rights law and armed non-state actors.

Adriana Bessa

Senior Research Fellow

Adriana Bessa's research areas include the rights of traditional local communities, the draft declaration on the rights of peasants and the right to food.

Joanna Bourke Martignoni

Senior Research Fellow

Joanna Bourke Martignoni's research areas include the right to food, land commercialization, climate change, the right to education and gender equality.

Christophe Golay

Senior Research Fellow and Strategic Adviser on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Christophe Golay's expertise relates to economic, social and cultural rights, the right to food and the rights of peasants.

Kamelia Kemileva

Special Projects Manager

Kamelia Kemileva is Special Projects Manager and Co-Coordinator of the Treaty Body Review 2020.

Sandra Krähenmann

Senior Research Fellow

Sandra Krähenmann's research focuses on the theory and practice of international law that applies in armed conflict and other situations of violence.

Alice Priddy

Senior Researcher

Alice Priddy's current main research areas concern the rights of persons with disabilities during and in the immediate aftermath of armed conflict.

Ilia Maria Siatitsa

Research Fellow

Her current research focuses on human rights in the digital age, opportunities and challenges. The ongoing developments in the field of freedoms of assembly and association in the digital age is one of the main areas of interest.

Claire Simmons

Researcher

Claire Simmons conducts research on investigations in situations of armed conflict under the directorship of Professor Noam Lubell, Swiss Chair of International Humanitarian Law at the Geneva Academy.

Hélène Ramos dos Santos

Research Fellow

Helene Ramos dos Santos is the Senior Fellow–UN Liaison Officer in Geneva for the International Bar Association Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI).

Miia Halme-Tuomisaari

Associate Research Fellow

Her areas of expertise include legal anthropology, international human rights, the history of human rights, migration and the UN treaty body system.

Claire Callejon

Associate Research Fellow

Dr Claire Callejon has been part of the Academic Platform on Treaty Body Review 2020 since 2017. Her areas of expertise include international human rights law, the United Nations Human Rights machinery and refugee law.

Clément Voule

Associate Researcher

Clément Nyaletsossi Voule is Associate Researcher at the Geneva Academy and UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association. He is also Senior Advisor at the International Service for Human Rights (ISHR).

Eric Tistounet

Visiting Research Fellow

Eric Tistounet is a Visiting Research Fellow at the Geneva Academy and Chief of the Human Rights Council Branch of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

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