Rebecca Barber

Rebecca Barber

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Rebecca Barber (@becjbarber) is a research fellow at the Asia Pacific Centre for the Responsibility to Protect (APC2P), and a PhD candidate at the TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland, Australia.  She is currently working with the APCR2P on the development of a guidance document on the powers of the General Assembly to prevent and respond to atrocity crimes. Prior to undertaking her PhD she had a career of more than 15 years with international humanitarian NGOs, managing human rights and legal assistance programs, as well as multi-sector humanitarian response programs, in South Asia, Southeast Asia and Africa. She has also worked as a humanitarian advocacy advisor with Oxfam and Save the Children, and lectured with the Centre for Humanitarian Leadership at Deakin University. She is admitted to practice as a legal practitioner to the Supreme Court of Victoria, and serves on the international humanitarian law advisory committee with the Australian Red Cross and the advisory board of the International Rule of law Initiative.