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Jessica Jonsson

Title: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Law, Psychology and Social Work


Phone: +46 19 303526

Room: L2501a

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About Jessica Jonsson


Jessica Jonsson is a sen. lecturer in legal science with a focus on transitional justice, international criminal law, refugee and asylum law, with a child rights perspective.

Jessica has a solid international background mainly in human rights, migration and international criminal law, with many years with the UN, EU and other international organisations, in Africa, among other places.

She has previously been program responsible and teaches and supervises mainly in international law at advanced level. Former Director of Studies of the Children's Rights Academy, steering group Barnrättsdagarna in Örebro and Barnrättstorget in Almedalen together with the Children's Ombudsman and the Allmänna Barnhuset Foundation.

Also works with commissioned courses, e.g. current Child Rights Strategy