Prof Liesbeth Zegveld is the founder of the Nuhanovic Foundation. She is a lawyer with Prakken d'Oliveira Human Rights Lawyers, Amsterdam. Zegveld specialises in legal remedies for war victims. She is Professor War Reparations at the Amsterdam Center fo International Law of the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands. In 2011, Zegveld received the Clara Meijer-Wichmann medal. This medal is awarded annually to a person deserving of special recognition for his or her commitment to the defense of human rights, particularly in the Netherlands.