Julia Raue

Julia Raue

Transitional Justice Adviser, Sri Lanka, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Areas of expertise

International Human Rights Law  /  UN Human Rights Mechanisms  /  Transitional Justice  /  Peacebuilding  /  Rule of Law  /  Institutional Reform  /  Victim Participation  /  Justice Sector Reform  /  Comparative Constitutional Law

Dr Julia Raue works at the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) as Transitional Justice Adviser and is a Guest Lecturer at the Europa-Institut at Saarland University.

She previously supported the mandate of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence. Prior to that Dr Raue was the Transitional Justice Adviser for OHCHR in Sri Lanka. She has also focused on topics of state-building, constitutional reform, counter-terrorism and security issues, and justice reforms and worked with the Council of Europe’s Venice Commission, NGOs in the Russian Federation and academia.

Dr Julia Raue holds a PhD in Law from the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland).

Taught Courses

School at Tomping Civilian Protection Site, Juba Master in transitional justice - Course

Justice Reform in Transitions

Striving towards judicial independence and a functioning and effective justice system is fundamental for countries transitioning to a rule of law based democratic society. On the basis of international norms, standards and practices, this course examines different ways and means of justice-sector reform in post-authoritarian and post-conflict countries.

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Cover page of the publication

Facets and Practices of Statebuilding

March 2009

Julia Raue, Patrick Sutter

Brill, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers

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