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Intensive Training Programme on sustainable development and global justice
Gamze Erdem Türkelli, Liliana Lizarazo Rodriguez and Wouter Vandenhole secured funding from VLIR-UOS for the organization of an international training programme (ITP) on sustainable development and global justice (SUSTJUSTICE) in 2020 and 2021.
Funding for South Initiative on child marriages in Tanzania
Seraphina Bakta from Mzumbe University and Gamze Erdem Türkelli and Wouter Vandenhole, secured funding from VLIR-UOS for their South Initiative 'A human rights-based approach to health challenges associated with child marriages in Tanzania'.
Dr Daniel Ogunniyi appointed as Research Fellow at Nottingham University
His work at Nottingham will be on analysing the legislative and policy responses of all UN member states to anti-slavery related treaties and follows from his recently completed PhD at UAntwerpen.
The legal policy space of WTO Members
Succesful PhD defence Yulian Pang (UAntwerp).
Vandenhole delivers keynote at 7th ISCI Conference
On 28 August 2019, Wouter Vandenhole of the Law and Development Research Group delivered a keynote at the 7th Conference of the International Society of Child Indicators in Tartu, Estonia.
Cooperation with the Centre for Human Rights Addis Ababa University
The Center for Human Rights at Addis Ababa University is a leading African institution engaged in multidisciplinary human rights teaching, education and community services.
Wouter Vandenhole lectured at Summer School of the University of London
On 8 July 2019, Wouter Vandenhole of the Law and Development Research Group lectured on the vulnerability of social rights with regard to artificial intelligence and ICT.
Successful PhD defence Daniel Ogunniyi
Daniel Ogunniyi successfully defended his PhD on International Law and Child Labour in Nigeria.
Tom Ceulemans receives Albert J Rädler Medal Award
Tom Ceulemans (UAntwerp) received the Albert J Rädler Medal Award 2018 for academic excellence in European taxation for his master's thesis on tax law.
Koen De Feyter holds Belgian chair at the University of London
Professor Koen De Feyter (UAntwerp) is hosted by the Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context at Queen Mary, the University of London and delivers a Master Class on Human Rights and Globalisation.
Stakeholder consultation Business & Human Rights
On the 23rd of May Prof. Liliana Lizarazo Rodriguez hosted a workshop on access to remedy during the FIDO stakeholder consultation.
Visiting researchers from Bolivia and India
The Law and Development Research group hosts Leonardo Villafuerte, Celeste Quiroga Eróstegui (Bolivia) and dr. Adithya Chintapanti (India) in the context of their (post-) doctoral research.
Professor Koen De Feyter presents at the UN Working Group on the Right to Development
UN Human Rights Council decided to embark on the drafting of a legally binding instrument on the right to development. Professor Koen De Feyter gave an expert presentation.
Dr Gamze Erdem Türkelli as visiting researcher at the Free University Amsterdam (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
From Researcher to Author: Converting Your Thesis into Publications
Workshop for Early Career Researchers
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