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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
Kick-off SUSTLAW 2019
The fourth edition of the Sustainable Development and Global Justice International Training Programme (SUSTLAW) runs from 11 February to 3rd May and kicked-off with the introduction session and lunch by WOW Food.
Call for Papers
LDRN 4th Annual Conference: "The Plurality of Law and Development" at Humboldt University, Berlin, 25 – 27 September 2019.
Launch Toolbox Business and Human Rights
Experts from the Law and Development Research Group collaborated on the toolbox on business and human rights launched on 10 December 2018 by the Federal Institute for Sustainable Development (FIDO).
Cities, territories and the struggles for human rights: a 2030 perspective
The international conference took place on the 26th-27th November at the university of Padua in collaboration with the Research Group on Law and Development.
Vacancy Research Professor
The Faculty of Law and the Institute for Development policy (IOB) are seeking to fill a full-time vacancy for a Research professor in the area of sustainable development and environmental justice.
Necessary Evil: How to fix Finance by Saving Human Rights?
On 16 November 2018 the Law & Development Research group hosted a talk on Finance and Human Rights by Prof David Kinley- University of Sydney Law school.
New researchers Law and Development
Leonardo Villafuerte and Alberto Pecoraro both started their PhD at the Law and Development Research Group.
2018 CIEL meeting
On 8 October 2018, the annual CIEL meeting took place at the Faculty of Law.
New publication: The role of the Guiding Principles on forced discplacement in international human rights courts
Deborah Casalin, member of the Law and Development Research Group, wrote an article in the special issue Forced Migration Review
Conference on Law & Development in Leiden
On 19 – 21 September 2018, members of the Law & Development Research Group participated in the 3rd Annual Conference of the Law & Development Research Network
Corporate accountability and ESCRs in transitional justice
Dr Laura García Martín of the Law & Development Research Group sucessfully defended her PhD on the 17th of September.
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