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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
More legislation, more violence? The impact of Dodd-Frank in the DRC
Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act, which was just suspended by the Trump administration, has had significant negative unintended consequences.
Komida restaurants get bigger and greener
Past Summer the University of Antwerp invested heavily in student restaurants capacity.
New: VoteWatch Europe
From October 1st 2018 onwards the UAntwerp has access to VoteWatch Europe.
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
Cooking shows can encourage healthy eating behaviour
Scientists at KU Leuven and UAntwerp conducting research into children's cooking shows.
Nee, Afrika stort niet ineen zonder corruptie
Kristof Titeca en Ivan Asheba in De Standaard over hoe corruptie in onder andere Oeganda de legitimiteit van de overheid ondergraaft, vooral bij jongeren.
De Oegandese geest is uit de fles
Kristof Titeca op VPRO over de situatie in Oeganda, waar honderden jonge Oegandezen de oppositieleider en muzikant Bobi Wine gisteren als een ware held ontvingen.
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.
UAntwerp to teach international students how to cycle safely
Cycling is not straightforward for everyone. That's why UAntwerp is teaching international students how to cycle safely on 19 September.
UAntwerp only Flemish university in prestigious Financial Times ranking
The University of Antwerp's 'Applied Economics: Business Economics' programme has this year been included in the Financial Times' Masters in Management Ranking for the first time.
Herwig Leirs receives Lifetime Recognition Award
Herwig Leirs (UAntwerp) received the award for his ground-breaking research on rodent biology.
Renewing Rights in Times of Transition
Two members of the Law and Development Research Group presented at the Association of Human Rights' annual conference on Renewing Rights in Times of Transition, which was held from 6 to 8 September 2018, in Edinburgh.
Spin-off Aloxy raises €2M to launch its IoT solution
Aloxy, a spin-off of imec and the University of Antwerp, that develops plug-andplay Internet of Things technology for the process and chemical industry, closes its Series A funding.
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