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Marta Mendes

Marta Mendes is an independent consultant and a graduate from the European University Institute and The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. For seven years, Marta worked as a delegate for the International Committee of the Red Cross. Her last two missions were in Yemen (2015-2017) and in Syria (2017-2019), where she worked as a Protection Coordinator. Since 2019, Marta has been carrying out research on transitional justice in Yemen. Her current work focuses on developing mapping tools and similar methods to identify organizations and initiatives in Yemen that support victims and survivors in accessing assistance and seeking redress for human rights violations. Marta is also engaged in advocacy to enhance the engagement of the international community and promote their support to justice and redress in Yemen.

Marta's latest contributions

Engaging Victims in Peace-Making and Transitional Justice in Yemen

March 24, 2024
We reject any political process that ignores our call for justice, or that seeks to compromise our demands in exchange for so-called political stability. Sustainable and lasting peace can only be achieved by welcoming reconciliation through justice. [1] The overwhelming majority of Yemenis today are victims of an almost decade-long war. More … Read more