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Announcement: Head of Office, Knowledge Platform Security & Rule of Law


It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Anna Gouwenberg as Head of Office of the Knowledge Platform Security & Rule of Law. Anna was appointed by The Hague Institute for Global Justice on behalf of the consortium partners. She previously held the position of Policy Advisor with The Hague Institute.

The Steering Group and consortium partners have great confidence in this appointment and look forward to working with Anna in building and developing the platform further towards becoming an international knowledge hub in the field of security and rule of law.

Anna has greatly contributed to the initial stages of the work of The Hague Institute for Global Justice. She has been involved in the development of the substantive program, the projects and organizational structure of the institute from its inception onwards. She was member of the management team and supported the Board and Advisory Council.

Before joining The Hague Institute, Anna worked as Research Assistant and Project Officer at the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, Leiden University. There, she was responsible for carrying out several research consultancies and research assistance in areas of public international law, human rights, development cooperation, international criminal law and international humanitarian law. She taught Public International Law courses in the Leiden Law Bachelor and was responsible for the coordination and organization of numerous expert meetings and conferences.

Anna studied Public International Law at Leiden University.