ExpertiseConflict Resolution and Peace-building
ICC and International Justice Mechanisms
Peace Negotiations and Mediation
In Ukraine, Justice for Victims Is More Than Criminal Accountability ICTJ Jul 1, 2022
Milano, poliziotti e ragazzi di origine straniera: la lezione contro i pregiudizi incrociati Corriere Milano Nov 13, 2021
France is confronting its history in Algeria Economist May 15, 2021
How Transitional Justice Could Heal The Country’s Deep Divides NPR Jan 21, 2021
7 Months Later, No Sign of De Blasio’s Promised ‘Racial Justice and Reconciliation Commission’ Gotham Gazette Jan 18, 2021
Armenia’s Constitutional Issues From an International Perspective CivilNet You Tube July 5, 2020
What would ‘transitional justice’ look like in the United States? Prism Dec 9, 2020
Does America Need a Truth and Reconciliation Commission? Politico Magazine Aug 16, 2020
Anna Myriam Roccatello is the Deputy Executive Director and Director of Programs of the International Center for Transitional Justice (@theICTJ). She has more than 25 years of international experience in rule of law, human rights, and transitional justice.
Ms. Roccatello oversees all global and country programs at the International Center for Transitional Justice, which she joined in 2013 after working for the United Nations for more than 15 years.
The ICTJ works for justice in countries that have endured massive human rights abuses under repression and in conflict. They work with victims, civil society groups, national, and international organizations to ensure redress for victims and to help prevent atrocities from happening again.
Ms. Roccatello worked at the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations for seven years, gaining considerable international experience in criminal prosecution, mutual legal assistance, judicial reforms and strengthening judicial institutions.
Serving in the Department of Justice in the United Nations Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), she contributed to work on rule of law, and in Afghanistan in a capacity building program for judicial personnel.
Subsequently she served as a Senior Policy Officer at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, focusing on States Parties’ compliance and accountability, and later as the Senior Legal Adviser of the United Nations Office for West Africa, overseeing the operations of the Nigeria-Cameroon Mixed Commission.
Ms. Roccatello is an Italian lawyer who qualified and practiced both in Italy and in the UK. She obtained law degrees from the University of Strasbourg, France in 1991 and the University of Turin, Italy in 1994. She completed her Ph.D. studies in European Law at the University of Milan in 1997. She has been a visiting professor of Transitional Justice at the Bicocca University of Milan since 2014.