Passionate about advancing human rights and ensuring accountability for egregious crimes Angela has used her legal skills to seek justice for victims and to promote and protect human rights.
Angela has worked for the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (The Netherlands), the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (South Africa), where she ran the International Criminal Justice Programme, and the Siracusa International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights (Italy) where she worked under the supervision of Professor Cherif Bassiouni, the Wayamo Foundation (Germany) as the Senior International Criminal Justice Lawyer and as an International Justice consultant for Human Rights Watch.
Angela has a Master of Laws (LL.M) in International Criminal Law, Transitional Justice and International Crime Prevention and a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B).
Angela is a permanent member of the prominent international criminal law blog Opinio Juris and an expert on the Justice Rapid Response Expert Roster.
Understanding the power of sharing and learning from others, Angela has also focused her efforts on sharing experience gained in the never ending fight for justice.Through mentoring, guest lectures, and publications, Angela has worked to ensure that affected communities, students, activists and other lawyers have access to the information they need to make a positive impact and to use the law in an innovative and human rights oriented manner.
Angela has experience in:
Giving a training session with the Wayamo Foundation
Moderating a Wayamo Foundation Panel with AGJA members Navi Pillay and Richard Goldstone
Lecturing at the Salzburg Summer Law School
Discussing the ICC and Africa at AFLA's Book Launch with Justice Richard Goldstone, Madame Fatou Bensouda and Evelyn Ankumah
Discussing Crimes Against Humanity Committed in North Korea and accountability initiatives at the Salzburg Global Seminar
Discussing international criminal justice as a career at the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Career's Evening
Discussing the African Union and the ICC live on Al Jazeera
Discussing South Africa and the ICC live on South African TV
Discussing accountability with the UN Human Rights Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein and ICC Prosecutor Bensouda
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