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Forum Dvorah Experts

Yaël Ronen

Human Rights, Humanitarian Law and International Criminal Law

אורנה מזרחי

Prof. Yaël Ronen is Professor of public international law at the Academic Center for Science and Law in Israel. 

She is also a research fellow at the Minerva Center for Human Rights at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem; and academic editor of the Israel Law Review, published by and Cambridge University Press. 

She received her PhD from the University of Cambridge, following an LLB and LLM from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. 

Prof. Ronen's areas of interest include issues of statehood and territorial status, particularly as they intersect with questions of human rights, humanitarian law and international criminal law. 

Her work also deals with obligations and rights of non-state actors. 

Prior to embarking on an academic career, Professor Ronen served almost a decade as a career diplomat and lawyer in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and was a member of the Israeli team in the Oslo Process. 

She also represented Israel in various human rights fora, and served as spokesperson in the Israeli embassy in New Delhi, India.

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