Annabelle Bonnefont is a Legal Analyst for the Global Center. She provides research and programming support on criminal justice and rule of law issues. She has legal experience in France, China, and the United States in the fields of public and private international law, rule of law, counterterrorism, human rights law, and peace-building operations. After practicing as a trainee lawyer in international litigation and arbitration within international law firms, she was a consultant for the United Nations and conducted legal analysis in the area of counterterrorism, investigation, and human rights law. She is a member of the Paris Bar, she holds a master’s degree in international law from Paris 2 Université Panthéon-Assas, a master’s degree in Chinese language and modern politics from INLACO, and an LLM from Columbia Law School.