Oksana Senatorova

Director of the Research Centre for Transitional Justice (RCTJ), Associate Professor of the International Law Department, at the Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University.

Dr Oksana Senatorova is a founder and Director of the NGO “Centre for International Humanitarian Law and Transitional Justice” (CIHLTJ). She has almost 20 years of experience as a lecturer of international law, IHL, ICL in Ukraine and abroad.

She defended her PhD “Procedural Aspects of the Activities of International Criminal Courts” in 2005. From 2014 to 2020 she was a Co-Director of the LLM Programme “International Law”, Dual Diploma Programme with Mykolas Romeris University.

Nowadays, she is a member of the Law Reform Commission of Ukraine under the President of Ukraine, developing the TJ Framework, a Coordinator of the Working Group on the Protection of Victims of Armed Conflict of the Interdepartmental Commission on Implementation of IHL in Ukraine, an expert at the International Council on Crimes Committed in Armed Conflict at Ukraine’s Office of Prosecutor General.

Since 2005 she has been an expert for the ICRC Regional Delegations; since 2021 is a peer reviewer for the ICRC Commentary on the IV Geneva Convention 1949. Since 2021 has been an expert for the Council of Europe on the IDPs in Ukraine.

Since June 2022is a fellow of the Leibniz IOS, “Working Group: A War Crimes Tribunal for the Crimes in Ukraine?”. Since April 2022 is a co-founder of the Project Sunflowers (projectsunflowers.org).