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Careers as an Independent Human Rights Consultant – Talk with Independent Human Rights Lawyer Yasmine Chubin

November 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Learn and connect with international human rights lawyer Yasmine Chubin, as she offers insight into the myriad career options within the human rights field. Yasmine will discuss her work, which includes over a decade of experience in international criminal law, and how she has navigated the field.

Yasmine is the Lead Expert Consultant for the International Development Law Organization’s (IDLO) Strengthening the Rwandan Judicial Institutions in International Criminal Law capacity-building and technical assistance program. She is also the Senior Legal Coordinator for the Docket, a joint project between the Sentry and the Clooney Foundation which investigates individuals and corporations alleged to be complicit in international crimes; and the Senior Legal Expert on the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s atrocity prevention leadership project for global criminal justice actors, a program being developed with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics Law Enforcement Affairs. She also consults for the OSACO Group through which she serves as a Lead Investigator on safeguarding, sexual exploitation and abuse, and fraud cases for various international NGOs.

Previously, Yasmine was a Trial Lawyer in the Office of the Prosecutor of both the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), and a Legal Officer to the International Co-Investigating Judge of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal (ECCC). She also worked in the Office of the Prosecutor of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY). In 2018, Yasmine was appointed as a UN Expert in prosecutions and investigations for the Special Criminal Court (SCC) in the Central African Republic and helped to develop the SCC’s prosecutions and investigations strategy. Yasmine also served as the Senior Legal Adviser to the Prosecutor-General of Rwanda, advising on the first international criminal law transfer and extradition cases.

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November 17
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Bernard Koteen Office of Public Interest Advising


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