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Annelies Verstichel

Diplomatic Advisor to Belgian Deputy Prime Minister

Annelies Verstichel, LL.M. (Columbia Law School, New York), Ph.D. (European University Institute, Florence) is a Belgian diplomat. She has worked for the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities (2006-2008), the International Civilian Office and EU Special Representative to Kosovo (2008-2009) and has been posted to the Belgian Delegation to the EU Political and Security Committee (2010-2015) and the Permanent Representation of Belgium to the United Nations in New York (2015-2020), where she was part of Belgium’s Security Council team during its mandate in the Security Council (2019-2020). She is currently the diplomatic advisor of Belgian Deputy Prime Minister Petra De Sutter.