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prof. dr. W.J.M. van Genugten

Overig WP 

Tilburg School of Economics and Management
Dean's Office


International law, peace and security, international relations, nternational criminal law, human rights, indigenous peoples


Retired as full professor of International Law at Tilburg University, The Netherlands, on 2 October 2015. Publications of a later date can be found in the PDF list on the page 'research'. The list includes an extensive curriculum vitae, with inter alia an overview of promoti, funding, special lectures and awards. Also see the next page (heading: 'cv') for some highlights.



Principal publications

  • 'Protection of Indigenous Peoples on the African Continent: Concepts, Position Seeking, and the Interaction of Legal Systems', American Journal of International Law, Jan. 2010, Vol. 104, No 1, p. 29-65.  
  • Global Justice, State Duties. The Extraterritorial Scope of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in International Law, editor (with Malcolm Langford, Wouter Vandenhole and Martin Scheinin), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013,  477 p.
  • The World Bank Group, the IMF and Human Rights. A Contextualised Way Forward, Cambridge/Antwerp/Portland: Intersentia, 2015, ISBN 978-1-78068-296-9. 
  • 'The World Bank Group, the IMF and human rights: about direct obligations and the attribution of unlawful conduct', in: Wouter Vandenhole (ed.), Challenging Territoriality in Human Rights Law Building Blocks for a Plural and Diverse Duty-Bearer Regime, New York: Routledge, ISBN 9781138799455, 2015, p. 44-68.
  • Forthcoming: "Articles 37-42 UNDRIP: Legal Implementation and International Cooperation and Assistance", in Marc Weller en Jessie Hohman, The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples; Oxford Commentaries on International Law, with Federico Lenzerini; 2016; 17000 words. -           

Click here for a list of publications in PDF format PDF

Last amended: 26 December 2016