Jeanne Sulzer

Jeanne Sulzer (@jeannesulzer) is a French lawyer with more than twenty years’ experience in the international justice sector. She took part in the negotiations establishing the Rome Statute for the ICC. She previously served as Legal Director for the French section of Amnesty International and Director of the International Justice Desk of FIDH. Her work included the Ely Ould Dah case (Mauritania), the Hissene Habré case (Chad), the Rumsfeld case (US) or the Disappeared of the Beach (Republic of the Congo) amongst others. She served for five years as senior legal advisor at the ECCC on the case of the senior Khmer rouge leaders. Since 2015 Me SULZER has been involved in monitoring counter terrorism legislations and practices under a human rights prism and has been working with UN agencies in their efforts to streamline a normative framework to strengthen the rights of victims of terrorism. 

Her specialties include strategic litigation, universal jurisdiction and litigating international crimes in national courts.  

Me SULZER teaches at Sciences Po Paris, University Paris II, University Paris Saclay and University Sorbonne Paris Nord. She teaches International Criminal Law, Victims’ Rights and International Justice as well as Prosecuting terrorism classes.

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