Lydia Aylett completed her undergraduate degree in Law at the University of Oxford, before going on to do an LLM in Public International Law at Leiden University, where she was part of the International Humanitarian Law Clinic. Her other particular areas of interest include international human rights law and international criminal law. Lydia has spent time doing research on children's rights for an NGO in Mongolia. Alongside her internship with ICLHR, she is currently an intern at the ICTY.

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Sippakorn Chongchuwanich is currently a student in Leiden University's Master of Laws in Advanced Studies in Public International Law Programme. He holds Bachelor of Laws from Chulalongkorn University in Thailand, where he also published his law articles in the University's Faculty of Law's Annual Law Journals. Two of his articles were published in the European Law Students' Association (ELSA) Malta Law Review 4th (The Changing Trends – The Wider Interpretation of the Principle of Non-Refoulement in the Case of Hirsi Jamaa et al v Italy’ in 2014) and 5th Editions (Crimean Crisis and Its Impacts on International Law and International Relations in 2015). While he specializes in international criminal law, his topics of interest also include human rights, international humanitarian law and public international law. He speaks Thai, English, Italian and German.

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Ewelina Tylec holds a master’s diploma in law from the University of Wroclaw (Poland) and LL.M. in Human Rights from the Central European University in Budapest (Hungary). At the ICLHR Initiative she coordinates works on the collection of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. Prior to joining the ICLHR Initiative, Ewelina worked at the Legislative Support Unit at the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE/ODIHR). Formerly, she served as a legal trainee at the Office of the European Ombudsman in Strasbourg where she was dealing with the right to good administration on the level of the European Union and at the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights being focused on the protection of refugee rights in the Balkans. Her research interests include human rights, humanitarian law and European Union law.


Camilla Pontalti studied European and Transnational Law at the University of Trento, where she defended a thesis on the implementation gap of the Anti-Human Trafficking Law in Ghana. Camilla subsequently completed her MA in Human Rights and Conflict Management at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in Italy, writing a thesis which focussed on the use of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment in the Islamic Republic of Iran. She has a strong interest in international criminal law and worked as an intern at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling Section. Furthermore, she previously worked as a Legal Intern at the Democratic Progress Institute in London, in addition to having worked in Ghana for an NGO which focussed on child trafficking.


Agnieszka Kasztalska is law student at Jagiellonian University, volunteer at the International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Center at the Faculty of Law and Administration, Jagiellonian University. She took part in international competitions on international humanitarian law and human rights - Regional Moot Court IHL Competition in Sarajevo and International Law Competition 'Youth for Peace' in Minsk. She gained professional experience working as legal adviser in Polish Humanitarian Action and in Human Rights Section of Legal Clinic at her University. Her interests comprise, among others, human rights, criminal law and new technologies.



Angel Angel KULAKOV PhotoKulakov is a lawyer from Macedonia with experience in domestic and international prosecutions, including working in several different capacities at the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY). Notable war crimes prosecutions at the ICTY in which Angel was involved include the cases of Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladić and senior Serbian intelligence officials Jovica Stanišić and Franko Simatović. He is a recipient of the 2013 Joint EU-ICTY Fellowship for National Prosecutors and Young Professionals from the former Yugoslavia. At the ICLHR Initiative Angel contributes to the development of the Legal Tools Database of the International Criminal Court, in particular by identifying and registering domestic legislation and case law from Balkan countries.



Tomasz Lachowskiphoto Lachowski– Mag. iur., PhD Candidate at the Chair of International Law and International Relations at the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Lodz, Poland. Currently is preparing the PhD dissertation on Transitional Justice in Inter
national Law, With the Special Reference to the Victims’ Rights: to Justice, to Truth and to Reparation.  Member of the editorial board of the Polish Journal: “Stosunki Międzynarodowe” (International Relations). In December 2013 has conducted a research visit to the International Crimes Tribunal of Bangladesh, at the invitation of the Office of the Prosecutor. Collaborates with the Academic Balkan Institute, based at the University of Lodz (Centrum Naukowo-Badawcze “Bałkany na przełomie XX/XXI w.”). List of publications: .

E-mail: tomasz[dot]lachowski86[at]gmail[dot]com

JS - PhotoJosipa Šarić is a PhD candidate at Kent Law School at the University of Kent in Canterbury, UK. Her research is looking at ​the relation between ​women’s advocacy groups and reparations for victims of wartime sexual violence in Croatia, while exploring ​concepts of ​victimhood, ​nationalism​ and gender​. Josipa’s research interests lie primarily in the areas of transitional justice and international criminal law​. She holds an LLM in International Law with International Relations from the University of Kent. Her LLM thesis, which was awarded distinction, explored rape as a crime of genocide within the context of the ethnic conflict in Bosnia. Previously, Josipa worked at the Croatian Ministry of Justice as part of the EU-funded War Crimes Justice Project carried out by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights and volunteered for REDRESS in London, UK and Amnesty International in Zagreb, Croatia.​ At the ICLHR Initiative Josipa contributes to the development of the Legal Tools Database, in particular the organisation of the collection and publication of legislation, case law and NGO reports from Balkan countries.

E-mail: josipa[dot]saric[at]iclhr[dot]org

 konrad-lipinskiKonrad Lipiński is law student at University of Wrocław. Being vice-president of the Students Association of Criminal Law and Criminology, he is interested in national and international criminal law, as well as in matters of freedom of speech and actions of the Polish Institute of National Remembrance. Previously, he was a legal consultant of the Legal Clinic at the University of Wrocław. He took part in several national conferences, concerning matters of criminal law (including 'International criminal law – for present and future generations' in 2013). Konrad Lipiński is an editor and the head of the criminal law section at the legal information portal His goal after graduation is to study criminal law further.





kaja-kowalczewska cutoutKaja Kowalczewska is a PhD candidate in the Department of Public International Law at the Jagiellonian University. She graduated from the Law and Administration Faculty at the Jagiellonian University, and in 2011 defended her Master's thesis on international liability of private military societies, for which she received first prize in the 15th edition of the Polish Red Cross thesis competition. She also graduated from the University of Orléans (2011), University Panthéon-Assas II in Paris (2012) and the College of Europe (2013). Volunteer at the International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Centre at the Faculty of Law and Administration, Jagiellonian University.

E-mail: kaja[dot]kowalczewska[at]iclhr[dot]org

Lisa WeihserLisa Weihser

Collaborator since September 2013

Intern from October 2012 - September 2013

Lisa Weihser is currently enrolled in the LLB Bachelor program International and European Law at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.
During her High school studies in Oxford, United Kingdom, she became aware of international aid organizations and participated actively in numerous fundraising events for Children in Need and Doctors Without Borders. In her future career, she wishes to pursue with a Master degree in the field that interests her the most, namely human rights and international criminal law.

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