Swantje Pabst, LL.M.

Research Fellow (Middle East and North Africa)

Project Activities

Sudan, Cambodia

Other Activities and Research Interests

Human Rights, International Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law, European Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Corporate Social Responsibility, Transitional Justice

Professional Background

1/2016 – 10/2017 Research Fellow, Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law

8/2015 – 9/2015 Consultant, Project on the Promotion of Civil Society, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Khartoum (Sudan)

3/2015 – 7/2015 Blue Book Trainee, European External Action Service (EEAS), Division ‘Human Rights Strategy and Policy Implementation’, Brussels (Belgium)

6/2014 – 12/2014 Legal Intern, United Nations Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials (UNAKRT), Office of the International Co-Investigating Judge, Phnom Penh (Cambodia)

11/2014 Guest Lecturer for International Humanitarian Law, Royal University of Law and Economics, Phnom Penh (Cambodia)

10/2013 – 3/2014 Legal Intern, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, Trial Chamber I, The Hague (The Netherlands)

10/2012 – 10/2013 Research Fellow for Human Rights and Humanitarian Assistance, Federal German Parliament, Berlin (Germany)

7/2011 – 8/2011 Project Assistant, Lucerne Academy for Human Rights Implementation’, University of Lucerne, Lucerne (Switzerland)

1/2010 – 3/2010 Legal Intern, Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, New York (USA)

2008 – 2011 Voluntary Work and Legal Assistance, Amnesty International Working Group on Asylum, Aachen (Germany)

2011 – 2012 Master of Arts (M.A.) (cum laude) in ‘Advanced European and International Studies’, Centre International de Formation Européenne, Nice (France)

2010 – 2011 Master of Laws (LL.M.) (cum laude) in 'Globalisation and Law: Specialisation Human Rights’, Maastricht University, Maastricht (The Netherlands)

2007 – 2010 Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), European Law School, Maastricht University, Maastricht (The Netherlands)