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About Emilie Hunter

Emilie Hunter is a Researcher at the European University Institute in the Department of Law, where she is also Co-Convenor of the International Criminal Law Working Group. She is a Fellow of the University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Centre and a Senior Advisor to the Case Matrix Network, a not-for-profit organization that provides knowledge-transfer, legal empowerment and capacity building services on international criminal law to legal practitioners. She has previously worked for the University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Centre and the University of Oxford and has undertaken research and capacity building programmes in a variety of locations including New York, México, Colombia, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Iraq, Malaysia and India.
Her thesis research ‘The International Criminal Court and National Capacity to Adjudicate Core International Crimes’ considers the role of international organisations in supporting the adjudication processes of post conflict criminal justice systems following the establishment of the ICC. She is supervised by Professor Martin Scheinin (former UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism) and Morten Bergsmo (former Senior Legal Advisor, Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court).


Present Senior Advisor, Case Matrix Network, University of Nottingham
Present Fellow, Human Rights Law Centre, University of Nottingham
Present Co-convenor, International Criminal Law Working Group (2010-present), European University Institute
Present Researcher, Department of Law, European University Institute, European University Institute

Research Interests

International Criminal Law and Legal Capacity Building