Sophie Rondeau is a graduate of the Faculty of Law of the University of Montreal, holds a Masters in International Law from the University of Quebec in Montreal and is a member of the Bar of Quebec. She is currently a Ph.D candidate at the Law Faculties of University of Geneva and Université Laval. Her thesis focuses on the specificities of international humanitarian law in terms of sources.
Over the last twelve years, Mrs. Rondeau worked in the field of international justice, human rights and international humanitarian law in international organizations such as the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, Rights and Democracy, the Canadian Red Cross and the Jean-Pictet Competition. Her fields of interest in international humanitarian law which has been the subject of publications are individual redress and reparation, reciprocity and pragmatism, the contribution of non-state armed groups in the development of law, the relationship between the IHL and the responsibility to protect doctrine, and the doctrine of the Red Cross Movement and its Fundamental Principles.