Krisztina Huszti Orban
Krisztina Huszti Orban is a Ph.D. candidate in international law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland, where she is working on a doctoral thesis entitled ‘The Concept of Armed Conflict in International Humanitarian Law’. During her residency at NYU School of Law, her research will focus on the impact of armed external intervention on the classification of armed conflicts and the law applicable thereto.
Krisztina has earned an LL.B. from the Babes-Bolyai University (Cluj Napoca, Romania), an LL.M. in comparative legal and political studies from the Andrassy Gyula German University Budapest and a Master in Advanced Studies (LL.M.) in international humanitarian law from the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights.
Her research interests include international humanitarian law, protection of human rights during armed conflict and state of emergency, international law relating to the use of force as well as legal aspects of security sector reform and governance.
Krisztina has previously worked with the United Nations Office of Amnesty International in Geneva, the Fundamental Rights Agency of the European Union, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF).
She is a member of the Swiss Branch of the International Law Association and an alternate member of the ILA Committee on the Use of Force.