Alice Wickens

United Kingdom

Alice joined GICJ in January 2017. She recently graduated with a Distinction in her LL.M degree in International Business Law from Queen Mary University of London, where she studied at their campus in Paris, France. She also has a First Class LL.B Law degree from the University of Birmingham, U.K, where she graduated as a Sir Henry Barber Scholar. Alice is very interested in international human rights, having chosen to study it during her undergraduate law degree. In particular, the violation and protection of women and children’s rights during armed conflict. Alice speaks English and some French.

Lisa-Marlen Gronemeier


Lisa-Marlen joined GICJ in November 2016. She recently graduated with an MSc degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology from University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. During her studies, she focused on several topics such as power/ resistance, structural violence/ grassroots activism, asymmetrical conflict, Selfing/Othering and identification processes in conflict, and the expansion of public spaces for sociopolitical change. In the context of her studies, she conducted a three-monthly fieldwork project in Palestine. She gained work experience in the field of human rights and social justice in an NGO in Cape Town, South Africa, and through engagement in various student organizations.

Mutua K. Kobia

Kenya / Switzerland

Mutua Kobia joined GICJ in January 2017. After graduating with a Master Degree in International Relations and Diplomacy from the Geneva School of Diplomacy (2013) in Geneva, Switzerland, Mutua has been very active in the NGO Community in Geneva. Gender relations, the environment, and indigenous communities has been the interest and focus of much of his work particularly at the United Nations Human Rights Council. Mutua also holds a Bachelor of Philosophy from Hope College, Holland, Michigan. He intends to expand his knowledge in the field of human rights, international law, and justice as well as taking a more hands on approach and involvement with grass roots work and local on-the-ground projects.

Giulia Squadrin


Joining GICJ on January 2017, Giulia recently obtained an M.A. in International Security and Peace Studies at Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro (TN), USA. She also holds a B.A. in Foreign Languages and International Relations (obtained at Cà Foscari University, Venice, Italy). Giulia is deeply interested in human rights, diplomacy, post-conflict reconstruction and migration. She has been previously involved in the work of Geneva-based NGOs is convinced that strengthening the linkage between UN and NGOs, in particular those working on the field, is of paramount importance. She also works as translator and writer. She speaks Italian, English, French and Spanish.

Lamia Fadla

Switzerland / Algeria

 Lamia joined GICJ in December 2015. She holds a bachelor of foreign language from the University of Annaba, Algeria. she has over 10 years’ experience working as a journalist for various Algerian newspapers. She recently accomplished the Certificate of Project Management Associate IPMA level D from VZPM Switzerland. she is very passionate about women and children’s rights and about the rights of refugees, she shows interest in the issues surrounding armed conflict in the MENA region. Lamia also has experience in writing press releases and statements, maintain relations with media and the press and tracking and monitoring information. She also has excellent translation skills from French and English to Arabic. She is also doing volunteer work with the United Nations Women's Guild. she speaks Arabic, French, English and Italian.