Valentina Carraro and Hortense Jongen advise UN FACTI Panel on peer reviews

At the request of High-Level Panel on International Financial Accountability, Transparency and Integrity for Achieving the 2030 Agenda Financing for Sustainable Development (FACTI), Valentina Carraro, Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Groningen, and Hortense Jongen, Assistant Professor in…

Valentina Carrao starts at RU Groningen

Valentina Carraro has become Lecturer in International Relations at the Department of International Relations and International Organization of the University of Groningen. She additionally holds positions as Visiting Researcher at the Amsterdam Center for European Law and Governance (ACELG) and…

Hortense Jongen starts at VU Amsterdam

After concluding a postdoctoral position at the University of Gothenburg, Dr Hortense Jongen has assumed a position as Assistant Professor of International Relations at the VU Amsterdam. Her contact details can be retrieved here. 

Cooperation and conflict article now available in print

Our article Fears of peers? Explaining peer and public shaming in global governance (by Valentina Carraro, Thomas Conzelmann and Hortense Jongen) is available in print now. The exact bibliographical details: Carraro, Valentina, Thomas Conzelmann and Hortense Jongen (2019): Fears of…

International Studies Quarterly publishes article on Human Rights Compliance

The prestigious Journal International Studies Quarterly has published the article “Promoting Compliance with Human Rights” by Valentina Carraro open access. In this article Carraro compares the Performance of the United Nations’ Universal Periodic Review and Treaty Bodies and concludes that…

Hortense Jongen receives UM Dissertation Award

Each year, Maastricht University awards a prize for the best dissertation defended. This year, Hortense Jongen was chosen among five other nominees and awarded with the UM Dissertation Award 2018. We are very proud that Hortense received this prestigious UM…

Open access article published in ‘Cooperation and Conflict’

Cooperation and Conflict now includes open to our article ‘Fears of peers? Explaining peer and public shaming in global governance‘. The paper contributes to the academic literature by looking more deeply at what is truly striking about peer reviews among states: Why do some states…

Thomas Conzelmann presents at EDRC Seminar

On Friday, 18 January 2019, Prof. Thomas Conzelmann presents key results from the PROM research projects at a conference by the OECD. The conference is organised as seminar where participants engage with the peer review procedure in the Economic and Development Review Committee of the…