Anca Iordache

Intern, Rule of Law

Originally from Romania, Anca holds a LLB from The Nicolae Titulescu University of Bucharest, and a MSc in International Crimes and Criminology, from Vrije University, Amsterdam, with a thesis focusing on the human rights situation inside the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, and on the international crimes committed by the Kim regime.

Prior to joining The Hague Institute, Anca gained international experience working with a grassroots non-profit organization that offers resettlement and empowerment assistance to North Korean refugees that are relocated both in The United States and in South Korea. Previously, Anca also completed two internships, at The Permanent Mission of Romania to the United Nations, and at The European Union Delegation to the United Nations, in New York City, where she focused mainly on issues related to human rights, peace and security, and humanitarian affairs.

Anca speaks English and Romanian fluently, and she has a professional knowledge of French.

Recent Work

Breaking Afghanistan’s Election Crisis Cycle

Electoral integrity is an essential element for ending Afghanistan’s culture of impunity and promoting legitimate governance. Over the last decade, elections in Afghanistan have…