Dr Marieke Wierda is a Dutch lawyer, born and raised in Yemen and educated in the UK and the US, and specialised in rule of law, international criminal law, and transitional justice. Dr Wierda has 20 years of experience in transitional justice, starting with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (1997-2000), and then joining the International Center for Transitional Justice where she worked for a decade (2001-2011). From 2011-2015 she worked with the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL). Most recently she was Rule of Law Advisor for the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2015-2021). She is the author of many publications including a Ph.D. on the Impact of the International Criminal Court (2019).
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