Dr Sarah Nouwen

Lauterpacht Centre for International Law

What is the use of the ICC? (morning panels session, day 1)

Dr Sarah Nouwen (LLM, MPhil, PhD) is a Senior Lecturer in Law and a Co-Deputy Director of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge. Prior to assuming her lectureship, she served as Senior Legal Advisor to the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel for Sudan,  as a consultant for the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Kingdom Department for International Development and as Visiting Professional to the Chambers of the International Criminal Court.

She is the author of Complementarity in the Line of Fire: The Catalysing Effect of the International Criminal Court in Uganda and Sudan (Cambridge University Press, 2013). Her scholarship has been rewarded with a Philip Leverhulme Prize and the Leiden Journal of International Law prize for the best article published in the journal in 2013-2015. Her ESRC Future Research Leader’s grant concerns the question “Peacemaking: What’s Law Got to Do With It?