Christa Meindersma

Christa Meindersma is the Director of Advocacy, Communication, and Finance at the International Campaign for Tibet-Europe, a global organization dedicated to seeking a peaceful resolution to the 60-year occupation of Tibet by China. Christa works to ensure that Tibet is on the political agenda in the Netherlands, Europe, and the United Nations, advocating that Tibet should not be forgotten.

Professional Background

Christa, a biochemist and international lawyer, lived and worked in Tibet from 1986 to 1988. Inspired by her experiences, she worked for 15 years at the United Nations as a negotiator in conflict areas and legal advisor. In the Netherlands, Christa served as a co-founder of the Hague Centre for Strategic Studies, Director of the Prince Claus Fund, and Senior Director of Porticus.

Personal motto 

The purpose of life is to live a life of purpose.
– Michael Franti