Congratulations to the 2017 ILHR Fellows

CHRGJ is pleased to announce the 2107 International Law and Human Rights Fellows. The International Law and Human Rights (ILHR) Fellowship Program is designed to provide NYU Law students with the opportunity to gain education in the theory and practice of international and human rights law through a 10-12 week internship with an international organization. CHRGJ coordinates the ILHR Fellowship Program with the Institute for International Law and Justice and the support of the Public Interest Law Center. Fellows are selected after a competitive application and interview process.

The 2017 ILHR Fellows are:

Melanie Blair (JD 2019) – JUSTICE, London

Virginie Blanchette-Seguine (LLM 2017) – International Law Commission, Geneva

Ikechukwu Chibuike Uzoma (LLM 2017) – UN Department of Peacekeeping Office Office of Rule of Law and Security Institutions, New York

Alissa Clarke (JD 2019)  – UN High Commissioner for Refugees-Jordan, Amman

Melina de Bona (JD 2019)  – Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, Washington, D.C.

Deirdre Dlugoleski (JD 2019)  – Human Rights Law Network, New Delhi

Laura Duane (JD 2019) – International Law Commission, Geneva

Ariel Geist (JD 2019) – International Women’s Rights Action Watch-Asia Pacific, Kuala Lumpur

Ava Haghighi (JD 2019) – UN High Commissioner for Refugees-Jordan, Amman

Ayako Hatano (LLM 2017) – International Law Commission, Geneva

Micaela Heery (JD 2019) – Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales, Buenos Aires

Claudia Henfry (LLM 2017) – International Law Commission, Geneva

Xiaoying Jiang (LLM 2017) – UN Special Tribunal for Lebanon, The Hague

Paula Kates (JD 2019) – International Law Commission, Geneva

Nicholas Lee-Wunderlich (JD 2019)– Legal Assistance Centre, Windhoek

Natalia Lopez (LLM 2017) – South Asian Centre for Legal Studies, Colombo

Beatriz Mayans Hermida (LLM 2017) – European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, Berlin

Selene Nafisi (JD 2019) – UN High Commission for Refugees-Lebanon, Beirut

Adam Nasser (JD 2019) – Al Haq, Ramallah

Rashmika Nedungadi (JD 2019) – Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals-International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, The Hague

Jorge Peniche Baqueiro (LLM 2017) – Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, Phnom Penh

Shreya Rastogi (LLM 2017) – Southern Africa Litigation Centre, Johannesburg

Astrid Reyes (JD 2019) – Center for Justice and International Law-Mesoamerica, San José

Sydney Sawyier (JD 2019) – International Center for Transitional Justice-Kenya, Nairobi

Andrew Scheperle (JD 2019) – International Law Commission, Geneva

Caitlin Schultz (LLM 2017) – Zhicheng Public Interest Law Firm, Beijing

Caleb Seckman (JD 2019) – Defence for Children International-Sierra Leone, Freetown

Gracie Smith (JD 2019) – Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda, Kampala

Katerina Wright (JD 2019) – International Law Commission, Geneva