Valerie Oosterveld, Western University

Associate Professor Law London, Ontario vooster@uwo.ca Office: (519) 661-2111 ext. 80037

Bio/Research

Before joining Western Law in July 2005, Valerie served in the Legal Affairs Bureau of Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. In this role, she provided legal advice on international criminal accountability for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, especially ...

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Bio/Research

Before joining Western Law in July 2005, Valerie served in the Legal Affairs Bureau of Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. In this role, she provided legal advice on international criminal accountability for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, especially with respect to the International Criminal Court, the International Criminal Tribunals for the Former Yugoslavia and Rwanda, the Sierra Leone Special Court, and other transitional justice mechanisms such as truth and reconciliation commissions. She was a member of the Canadian delegation to the International Criminal Court negotiations and subsequent Assembly of States Parties. From May 31-June 11, 2010, she served on the Canadian delegation to the Review Conference of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court in Kampala, Uganda. She teaches International Criminal Law, International Human Rights Law, International Organizations and Public International Law. Her research and writing focus on gender issues within international criminal justice.

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