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Too many legal obstacles to address human rights abuses at mega-sporting events01st April 2021
Virtually every international mega-sporting event comes with human rights abuses. But to hold all contributing actors responsible, parallel proceedings under various legal systems need to be initiated which is highly inefficient and allows for those responsible to escape their responsibility.
Deep-seated anti-institutionalism calls for unifying collective narrative28th January 2021
What is the background of the violence, who are these troublemakers? And what can the government and politicians do about it to stem the discontent? An interdisciplinary analysis with sociologist Peter Achterberg, public administration experts Pieter Tops and Niels Karsten, Juliette Schaafsma, humanities, and social psychologist Florian van Leeuwen.
Prof. Conny Rijken elected member of Council of Europe expert group on human trafficking07th December 2020
On December 4, 2020, the Committee of the Parties to the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings elected Tilburg Law School Professor Conny Rijken as a member of the Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA).
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