On 19 December 2016, with unanimous Senate approval, Faculty of Law alumnus Jean Bosco Mutangana was appointed to the position of Prosecutor General of Rwanda. Mutangana, a graduate of our LLM programme in Criminal Law and Criminology (now known as
Global Criminal Law
), has worked as a Prosecutor in Rwanda since December of 1999, being promoted to the position of a National Prosecutor in June of 2004. He has prosecuted in both Rwanda’s High Court and Supreme Court.
Mutangana was the Secretary General for African Students Community (ASC) in Groningen during his time here, from 2010-2011. He is also currently an external PhD Researcher at the International Victimology Institute (INTERVICT) of Tilburg University Graduate School of Law, conducting research on challenges and opportunities in view of emerging investigations and prosecutions of human trafficking offenses in Rwanda.
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This article was published by the Faculty of Law.
On Tuesday 4 February 2020 Laurence Gormley, Emeritus Professor of European Law at Groningen, was called as a Master of the Bench of the Middle Temple in London.
Vanaf 2020 onderscheidt de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen bijzondere prestaties op het gebied van kennisbenutting met de RUG Impact Award. De prijs wordt uitgereikt in de categorieën onderzoekers en studenten.
The Boards of the NWO domains Science and Social Science and Humanities have approved a project proposal, coordinated by professor of Energy Law Martha Roggenkamp, in the PhD@sea programme.