Ms Ranyta Yusran
Ranyta researches on ASEAN law and policies, particularly in ASEAN dispute settlement mechanisms, compliance with treaties, political-security pillar and implementation of ASEAN law and policies in Indonesia. She co-authored the book “Promoting Compliance: The Role of Dispute Settlement and Monitoring Mechanisms in ASEAN Instruments” (Cambridge University Press, 2016) and is the general coordinator for the publication of the Handbook on Best Treaty Practice (CUP, forthcoming 2020).
Ranyta holds an LLM in International Human Rights Law from Lund University, Sweden, where she received a full scholarship from Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. Her Master thesis entitled “The Implementation of Transitional Justice in Post Conflict Situations: Case Studies of Aceh and Papua” was successfully defended with distinction in 2008.
Before joining CIL, Ranyta had worked as a legal counsel and coordinator at the Legal Aid Centre of the Indonesian Bar Association (Pusat Bantuan Hukum Perhimpunan Advokat Indonesia, PBH PERADI). She represented and provided legal advice to minors in conflict with the law in all stages of investigation (pro bono). She also represented PBH PERADI in the drafting process of Indonesia’s legislation on penitentiary (working group on minors in conflict with the law) in 2010. In 2009, Ranyta did a brief stint at the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court as a judicial assistance law clerk dealing mainly with international cooperation. She specialized in anti-corruption, legal reform and access to justice for the disadvantaged and marginalized people when she worked as a researcher and an appointed consultant, at the Directorate of Law and Human Rights of the Ministry of National Development Planning in Indonesia between 2005 and 2010. As an appointed consultant, she advised the Directorate on the issue of the effectiveness of foreign grants in Indonesia’s legal reform, especially on the issue of access to justice for the disadvantaged and marginalized people, in 2010.
- LL.M in International Human Rights Law, Lund University, Sweden (2008)
- LL.B in Transnational Relations, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia (2005)
Consultant, Directorate of Law and Human Rights, National Development Planning Agency/Ministry (2008 and 2010) – Thematic issues related to Indonesia’s Midterm Development Plan and National Strategy
- ASEAN law and policy
- Legal reform in Indonesia
- Domestic implementation of international law
- Compliance with international treaties
- Transitional Justice
“The ASEAN Trade Dispute Settlement Mechanism”, in Robert Howse et al (eds.), The Legitimacy of International Trade Courts and Tribunals, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018), 365 – 402. Co-authored with Prof Michael Ewing-Chow
“The ASEAN Convention against Trafficking in Persons: A Preliminary Assessment”, 8 Asian Journal of International Law 1 (2017), 258 – 292.
Promoting Compliance: The Role of Dispute Settlement and Monitoring Mechanisms in ASEAN Instruments, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016). Co-authored with Prof Robert Beckman et al.
“Violence, Exploitation, and Migration Affecting Women and Children in Indonesia” in Faith Delos Reyes-Kong et al (eds.), Violence, Exploitation, and Migration Affecting Women and Children in Southeast Asia: A Baseline Study, (Jakarta: Human Rights Resource Center, 2012), 273-424.
Ikhtisar Ketentuan Persaingan Usaha, (Jakarta: National Legal Reform, 2011). Co-authored with Prof Ningrum Sirait et al.