Prof. Dr Dimitry Kochenov (EU Constitutional Law) took part in a radio broadcast of BBC World (Russian) service, providing expert analysis of the proposed amendments of the investment citizenship regime of the Republic of Cyprus. During a half an hour-long interactive programme 'Вам слово' ("The Floor Is Yours"), he defended the Cypriot initiative to extend citizenship of the island and, also, EU citizenship, to the investors who lost significant amounts (EUR 3.000.000 or more) in the context of the Cyprus bailout. The measure is likely to affect hundreds of Russian millionaires and is a subject of a heated debate in that country.
The Wierenga-Rengerink Dissertation Prize for the best PhD thesis of the year 2019 has been awarded to Dr Arpi Karapetian. Her 502-page thesis is entitled Bestuurdersaansprakelijkheid uit onrechtmatige daad: Civielrechtelijke en strafrechtelijke...
The two-day conference aims to facilitate high-level interchange of ideas and lessons that can be learnt concerning the role of renewable energy sources in the energy transition from both the Russian and the Dutch perspective.
We should not lose sight of the global dimension of the corona crisis, says Brigit Toebes. COVID-19-related lockdown measures have prompted a crisis of international law and human rights.