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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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  • Tilburg University Professors support Eritreans summoning EU to stop use of forced labor 02 Apr 2019News Tilburg University Professors support Eritreans summoning EU to stop use of forced labor
    The Foundation Human Rights for Eritreans, a Netherlands-based organization of exiled Eritreans, is taking legal action against the European Union with independent expert advice from Tilburg University professors Conny Rijken and Mirjam van Reisen. The EU is financing activities in Eritrea for which forced labor is used, in a project of 20 million euros. This is a clear violation of human rights and the EU’s adherence to international legal obligations, states the Foundation.

  • 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.




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Bosma, A.K.
Name dr. A.K. Bosma
Tilburg Law School
Department of Criminal Law
Position Assistant Professor
Room M 808
Phone +31 13 466 4014
E-mail a.k.bosma@tilburguniversity.edu
Brouwer, A.L.M. de
Name dr.mr. A.L.M. de Brouwer
Tilburg Law School
INTERVICT
Position Researcher
Room
Phone +31 13 466
E-mail a.l.m.debrouwer@tilburguniversity.edu
Verschuuren, J.M.
Name prof. dr. J.M. (Jonathan) Verschuuren
Tilburg Law School
Public Law & Governance
Position Full Professor
Room M 530
Phone +31 13 466 8255
E-mail j.m.verschuuren@tilburguniversity.edu
Rijken, C.R.J.J.
Name prof. C.R.J.J. (Conny) Rijken
Tilburg Law School
INTERVICT
Position Professor
Room M 637
Phone +31 13 466 3185
E-mail c.r.j.j.rijken@tilburguniversity.edu

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