PROM concluding workshop 30/31 August 2018 Brussels

On 30 and 31 August 2018 PROM will hold its concluding workshop under the title: Peer reviews among states: Towards effective global governance? The conference will be held at the Brussels Campus of Maastricht University. It and will bring together…

Hortense Jongen starts postdoc position

As of 1 May 2018, Hortense Jongen has moved to the University of Gothenburg School of Global Studies where she is working as a postdoctoral researcher in a team led by Prof. Jan Aart Scholte. Hortense can still be reached…

Thomas Conzelmann presents at ISA

Thomas Conzelmann presents at ISA

This year’s Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, held from 5-8 April 2018 in San Francisco, CA saw two papers presented by the PROM team. One was the paper ‘Fears of Peers? Explaining Peer and Public Shaming in Global…

Valentina Carraro starts postdoc position

Valentina Carraro has started her new research project at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights in Vienna on 1 April 2018. She works on a project funded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (Rubicon grant) to carry out…

NWO Rubicon grant awarded to Valentina Carraro

Valentina Carraro has been awarded an NWO Rubicon grant to carry out a two-year research project entitled: “The More the Better? The Complementarity of Human Rights Reviewing Mechanisms in the United Nations”. The research will be performed at the Ludwig…

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…