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Second-year LLB students Reet Varma & Helena Rasch and LLM Public International Law students Jessica Appelmann & Dominique Mollet represented the University of Groningen at the 8th European Human Rights Moot Court Competition.
Vier jonge onderzoekers, waaronder de Groningse adjunct-hoogleraar Privaatrecht en duurzaamheid, Björn Hoops, hebben een subsidie van het Tijdschrift voor Privaatrecht (TPR) toegekend gekregen voor de organisatie van een congres over privaatrecht en duurzaamheid.
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 normen voor bestuurders van noodlijdende ondernemingen. [Directors’ liability based on tort law: civil law and criminal law norms for directors of ailing companies] During the summer ceremony, Karapetian will receive a prize of € 7,500 to spend on her continued academic development. The prize money was made available by UG alumni via the Ubbo Emmius Fund (UEF).
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.
Hoogleraar rechtssociologie Marc Hertogh is door de Staatssecretaris van Financiën aangesteld als lid van de Adviescommissie praktische rechtsbescherming in belastingzaken.
The investigation into the additional activities of Prof. Kochenov, which was initiated by the Board of the University of Groningen in November 2019, has been finalized. The investigators have concluded that the professor of European Constitutional Law and Citizenship was not involved in the alleged ‘Maltese passport trade’. However, Kochenov, his manager and the Faculty Board have failed to comply with the approval procedure for additional activities set out in the applicable regulations. The Board will issue a warning to Kochenov and improve its internal procedure for reporting additional activities.
The Groningen Centre of Energy Law and Sustainability (GCELS) of the Faculty of Law, is part of a consortium that has been awarded a 3-year research grant in the first call for proposals of the Cooperation South Africa-The Netherlands research programme.
Mr. Hanneke van den Berg is door het College van Bestuur van de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen benoemd tot directeur bedrijfsvoering van de Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid.
An expert meeting on the EU-Canada Free Trade Agreement (CETA) was held at the Senate of the Dutch Parliament on Tuesday 19 May.
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