International Archives and Information Management with Catherine Gerth

“Don’t be afraid to send out an anonymous email… most women like to receive emails from other young people… and are willing to assist and help.”

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Currently Head of Archives and Information Management at NATO HQ Brussels where she is responsible for both ensuring that the Headquarters information exchange requirements are met and managing the corporate record of the Alliance, CATHERINE GERTH previously spent 15 years providing information management support to war crimes prosecutions. Starting her career with the Department of Justice in Ottawa, Ms. Gerth moved to the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague in 1995. At the ICTY she developed information management strategies and managed IM projects in support of the investigation and prosecution of indicted war criminals, including the prosecution of Slobodan Milosevic.  After leaving The Hague, Ms. Gerth provided IM support to the Darfur Commission of Inquiry and in addition to her work at NATO HQ continues to provide ad hoc IM guidance to various human rights and humanitarian law inquiries.