Anneliese Boston, LL.M.

Research Fellow

Project Activities

Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan

Other Activities and Research Interests

International Human Rights Law, Public International Law, Legislative Design and Drafting, Criminal Law, Public Policy

Since 2/2020 Research Fellow, Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law

7/2019 – 2/2020 Senior Policy Consultant, New Zealand Government, Wellington (New Zealand)

5/2019 Consultant, International Organization for Migration, Geneva (Switzerland)

1/2019 – 5/2019 Intern, Association for the Prevention of Torture, Geneva (Switzerland)

11/2018 – 1/2019 Intern, United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Geneva (Switzerland)

2018 – 2019 Master of International Law (LLM) specialising in international human rights, cum laude, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva (Switzerland)

5/2016 – 9/2018 Lawyer, New Zealand Human Rights Commission, Wellington (New Zealand)

7/2014 – 5/2016 Criminal Lawyer, Public Defence Service, Wellington (New Zealand)

2013 – 2014 Postgraduate Certificate in Public Policy, Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington (New Zealand)

1/2012 – 5/2015 Policy Advisor, New Zealand Ministry of Justice, Wellington (New Zealand)

2010 Exchange Programme, Uppsala Universitet, Uppsala (Sweden)

2007 – 2011 Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of Otago, Dunedin (New Zealand)

2007 – 2011 Bachelor of Arts (BA) majoring in Philosophy, Politics and Economics, University of Otago, Dunedin (New Zealand)

  • Boston, Anneliese (2019). National Preventive Mechanisms: To testify or not to testify? Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
  • Rose Hellaby Scholarship, Māori Education Trust
  • Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand