Annelieke Van De Wiel (Uganda)


Annelieke Van De Wiel

Annelieke van de Wiel (Survivor Corps in Uganda): Annelieke started her academic career by studying modern history, religion studies, anthropology and human rights at the University of Utrecht. After a student exchange program in Buenos Aires she started volunteering at the asylum Application Centre at Amsterdam Airport, assisting asylum seekers and refugees who had just arrived in The Netherlands with their asylum application. Then she studied public international law at the University of Amsterdam, focusing on human rights and national and international refugee law. She became President of the University of Amsterdam Student Association of International Law, and also interned at the UNHCR national office in The Hague.



21 Oct

Opening doors

A delayed update of my blog. The last month was incredibly hectic and I lost myself somewhat in the details of the local government structures, the history of the conflict in this region, the emergence and current status of the ‘government protected’ IDP camps, the Ugandan and international legislation on rights of persons with disabilities, […]

Posted By Admin

Posted Oct 21, 2008

1
27 Aug

Waking up

In any society, persons with disabilities face big challenges. Now imagine how life is like for a disabled person in a developing country. And not just in any developing country, but in a region affected by decades of war and violence. In case you are born without any disabilities, imagine what life is like if […]

Posted By Admin

Posted Aug 27, 2008

2
11 Aug

Anticipation

We did not make it to Gulu yet and I did not really start my fellowship. Due to some logistical difficulties (we had to wait for a laptop to get repaired amongst other things) Mendi, the AP director of Africa programmes with contagious enthusiasm who I will be working with, and me are still in […]

Posted By Admin

Posted Aug 11, 2008

4
18 Jul

Pre-departure thoughs

Weeks of hecticness, of too many things to leave behind in proper order, errands to run, of papers that need to be finished, of emails that need to be sent, people to say goodbye to and then, all of a sudden, there are only a few days to go before departure. As always I have […]

Posted By Admin

Posted Jul 18, 2008

8

Fellows

2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
2005
2004
2003

Subscribe




AP on Flickr

A photo on Flickr
A photo on Flickr
A photo on Flickr
A photo on Flickr
A photo on Flickr
A photo on Flickr