Prof. Dimitry Kochenov, a constitutional-law expert at Groningen University, was interviewed on Dozhd (in Russian), the biggest Russian independent TV channel, to discuss the position of the Russian passport in terms of visa-free travel around the world. Stunningly, the passport of a huge country with a large economy is worse in terms of international travel than even the documents issues by Kiribati, Timor Leste and former Soviet Republics of Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine. His only explanation for this is the isolationist course of the current Putin regime.
This article was published by the Faculty of Law.
Professor of Public Order Law Michel Vols has been awarded a prestigious ERC Starting Grant for his research into the extent to which national and international laws protect people from eviction.
A proposal on the legal constraints and opportunities for the European Union to further its ambitions as an international diplomatic actor has been selected by the European Commission.
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.