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Elizabeth Evenson

Director, International Justice Program
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Liz Evenson is the international justice director at Human Rights Watch. Previously as associate director in the International Justice Program her research and advocacy centered on the International Criminal Court, monitoring the court’s institutional development and conducting advocacy toward court officials and its member countries. She joined Human Rights Watch in 2006 as a Leonard H. Sandler fellow in the Africa division of Human Rights Watch, focused on Uganda. During periods of leave from Human Rights Watch, Liz served as a civil society program officer with No Peace Without Justice’s Libya Project and as the Secretariat Director at the Coalition for the International Criminal Court. She was a visiting scholar from March to April 2014 at the Human Rights Center at the University of California Berkeley School of Law. She holds a B.A. from the University of Chicago, an M.Phil from the University of Nottingham, and a J.D. from Columbia Law School.

Reports Authored

  • Advancing the Global Fight against Impunity at the ICC Review Conference

  • The Landmark International Criminal Court’s First Years

  • Human Rights Violations by Uganda’s National Army in Law Enforcement Operations in Karamoja Region