Julia Sande
Summer Legal Intern

Julia Sande attends the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. As a clinician at her school’s International Justice and Human Rights Clinic, she supported the United Nations Human Rights Committee in both Vancouver and Geneva. She is a research assistant on a project that examines the efficacy of transparency in combating the negative impacts of resource extraction. Julia is the external coordinator of her school’s chapter of Law Needs Feminism Because and is a member of the organizing and art committees for the UNICEF Water for Life Gala in Calgary, Canada.

At the Global Justice Clinic, Julia will research indigenous and environmental rights, as well as Guyanese mining laws to enhance a community-based monitoring program in Guyana. She will also explore the link between corruption and extractive industries and the risks of gold mining in Haiti.


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