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Security

Security

Protecting citizens against crime, war, terrorism and disasters is a crucial government responsibility. Is the government going too far sometimes, or not far enough? What can we do ourselves? Tilburg University investigates the security of society at various levels, including that of cyberspace.



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  • Dialogue China and human rights treaty bodies is improving 13 Dec 2018Press release Dialogue China and human rights treaty bodies is improving
    Despite its relatively poor compliance record, as some scholars, NGOs, or states hold, China does consider itself subject to the international human rights treaty regime. There is a systemic dialogue between China and the treaty bodies, which has generally improved over time, especially on China’s part. That is one of the main conclusions of Jingjing Wu’s dissertation research, which she will defend on December 18th, 2018 at Tilburg University.

  • Students help FIOD and OM optimize the taking back of criminal money 10 Dec 2018News Students help FIOD and OM optimize the taking back of criminal money
    Four Master's students from Tilburg Law School spent a month this summer at the FIOD, the Investigation Service of the Tax Authorities. They went through actual (anonymised) criminal cases to see how criminal money could be better taken away from perpetrators.

  • Koen Peters and Hein Fleuren receive DCHI Best Humanitarian Innovation Award for optimization tool WFP 16 Oct 2018News Koen Peters and Hein Fleuren receive DCHI Best Humanitarian Innovation Award for optimization tool WFP
    Koen Peters and Hein Fleuren have received the DCHI jury award for Best Humanitarian Innovation 2018 for their contribution to the optimization tool Optimus by the World Food Programme.

  • Blog PhD candidate Alina Balta: Confronted with Cambodia’s past and future 21 Sep 2018Direct link Blog PhD candidate Alina Balta: Confronted with Cambodia’s past and future
    Alina Balta visited Cambodia trying to understand how the war crimes by the Khmer Rouge could occur by conducting interviews, visiting the Court and the killing fields. She did not succeed: some things proved to be beyond understanding. Instead, she gained insights into Cambodia’s culture and people.

  • Dr. Floris Bex appointed as Professor of Data Science and the Judiciary 16 Jul 2018Press release Dr. Floris Bex appointed as Professor of Data Science and the Judiciary
    Tilburg University has appointed Dr. Floris Bex as Endowed Professor of Data Science and the Judiciary from July 1, 2018. Bex will investigate the added value of data science and artificial intelligence for the law and the judicial system.




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Knaap, L.M. van der
Name dr. L.M. (Leontien) van der Knaap
Tilburg Law School
Tilburg Law School
Position Associate professor
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Phone +31 13 466 8726
E-mail l.m.vdrknaap@tilburguniversity.edu
Verschuuren, J.M.
Name prof.mr. J.M. (Jonathan) Verschuuren
Tilburg Law School
Department European and International Public Law
Position Full Professor
Room M 530
Phone +31 13 466 8255
E-mail j.m.verschuuren@tilburguniversity.edu
Brouwer, A.L.M. de
Name dr.mr. A.L.M. de Brouwer
Tilburg Law School
INTERVICT
Position Researcher
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Phone +31 13 466
E-mail a.l.m.debrouwer@tilburguniversity.edu
Balta, A.D.
Name A.D. (Alina) Balta
Tilburg Law School
INTERVICT
Position PhD Researcher
Room M 626
Phone +31 13 466 4189
E-mail a.d.balta@tilburguniversity.edu

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