Tessa Alleblas holds a bachelor’s degree in International and European Public Law from Tilburg University. In 2010, she graduated cum laude from Tilburg University with a master’s degree in International and European Public Law and a focus on human rights. As part of her studies, she spent a semester at North-West University in Potchefstroom, South Africa.
During her second master’s degree, Tessa specialized in international criminal law at the University of Amsterdam and Columbia University in New York. Next to her studies, Tessa assisted the Karadzic defence team with the evaluation of evidence at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and worked as an intern assisting the UNHCR’s Head of Office in The Hague with refugee protection matters.
Tessa joined The Hague Institute as a researcher on 1 February 2012.
- The Responsibility to Protect and the Private Sector: Making the Business Case for Private Sector Involvement in Mass Atrocity Prevention
- Curbing Illicit Financial Flows: the Post-2015 Agenda and International Human Rights Law
- Forfeit Legitimacy, Syria, and the Responsibility to Protect
- Upcoming: Unpacking the Deterrent Effect of the International Criminal Court: Lessons from Kenya
Regional Expertise/FocusSub Saharan Africa
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