Paper accepted in ‘Global Governance’

Valentina Carraro and Hortense Jongen received confirmation that the prestigious journal ‘Global Governance’ will publish a research article by Valentina and Hortense in one of its upcoming issues. The full title of the article is ‘Leaving the Doors Open or…

Hortense Jongen presents at UNCAC

Hortense Jongen presents at UNCAC

Hortense Jongen has presented some of the findings of her PhD at the Seventh Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption. The event, which was organized by the Secretariats of the UNODC,…

Advancing Human Rights by Preventing Politicization? HRQ article

Advancing Human Rights by Preventing Politicization? HRQ article

Valentina Carraro has published a research article in Human Rights Quarterly, one of the leading journals in the field. The full reference is: Carraro, V. “The United Nations Treaty Bodies and Universal Periodic Review: Advancing Human Rights by Preventing Politicization?” Human…

Valentina Carraro successfully defends PhD

On 20 October 2017 Valentina Carraro successfully defended her PhD entitled ‘A double-edged sword : the effects of politicization on the authority of the UN Universal Periodic Review and Treaty Bodies.. The PhD was passed without correction by the committee,…

Hortense Jongen successfully defends PhD

On 15 September 2017 Hortense Jongen successfully defended her PhD entitled PhD manuscript ‘Combating corruption the soft way: the authority of peer reviews in the global fight against graft’ . Her PhD was passed without correction by the committee, consisting…