Wamika Sachdev LL.M.

Intern - trainee

  • Department:
  • Research strand: In the public interest: accountability of the state and the prosecution of crimes
  • Main fields of interest: Gender Studies Human Rights International Humanitarian Law Memory Law Politics of Memory Public International Law


Wamika has recently graduated with an advanced master's LLM in Public International Law from Leiden University's Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies. She specialized in peace, justice, and development and wrote her thesis on 'The Legitimacy of the United Nations as an International Institution Despite its Circumstances, Founders, War and Politics', a testament to her drive to an interdisciplinary approach to law, combining it with international relations, sociology, political science, and history.

During her BA. L.L.B from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, India, she interned at several national and international civil society organizations and gained experience in areas of the protection of human rights, gender justice, and international law. She also assists Dr. Michelle Maloney at her organization (Australian Earth Laws Alliance) as her legal research associate for gender and earth laws.

At the T.M.C Asser Institute, Wamika is a part of the Memocracy Project's team, assisting Dr. Uladzislau Belavusau and Andrii Nekoliak with all aspects of memory laws.