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).
Tilburg University ranks #9 worldwide on Sustainable Development Goal 16: Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions23rd April 2020
In the recently published Times Higher Education Impact rankings 2020, Tilburg University is ranked 9th worldwide on Sustainable Development Goal 16 – Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions. This ranking is based on the university’s research on law and international relations (27%), participation as advisers for government (23.2%), university governance measures (26.6%), and graduates in law and civil enforcement courses (23.2%).
More autonomy and contact with the outside world reduce aggression in prisoners09th January 2020
A few daily routine adjustments in correctional facilities can substantially reduce aggressive behavior in prisoners. This is one of the main outcomes of an evaluation of an experiment with an alternative detention regime that was conducted in the Nieuwegein correctional facility by Ben Vollaard (Tilburg University), Marike Knoef (Leiden University), and Tom van Dijk, independent consultant.