Sabine Fankhauser


Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs

Period of the Fellowship

October 2023 - September 2024

Project title

Human rights abuses in global supply chains – the responsibility of businesses

Short biography

As a Mercator Fellow, Sabine Fankhauser works on combating human rights abuses in global supply chains. She is particularly interested in corporate responsibility. Sabine has already worked in this area for the Institute for Human Rights and Business and the Council of Europe. She has also worked in law firms, as a legal advisor for asylum seekers and as a Swiss UN Youth Delegate. Prior to that, she studied International Management, International Relations and Law in St. Gallen and London and headed the WEF Global Shapers Zurich.