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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Wim van de Donk, the King’s Commissioner in Brabant, is very concerned about the credibility of the the rule of law in our country. He voiced his concern on Friday, June 21, at the well-attended symposium ‘De burgemeester: vriend of vijand van de rechtsstaat?’ (‘Mayors, friends or enemies of the rule of law?’), organized by Niels Karsten (Public Law & Governance).
TILT participates in large project on Internet of Things Dutch National Research Agenda
TILT (Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society) participates in the INTERSECT project about the Internet of Things which was awarded over 8 million euros by NWO in the context of the Dutch National Research Agenda.
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.
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