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…

Successful PROM concluding conference

The PROM team held the concluding project workshop on 30 and 31 August 2018 in Brussels. We welcomed high-level speakers from the OECD, the OHCHR, the WTO, from diplomatic delegations at the seats of the international organizations we research, and…

Book writing under way

The PROM team is currently putting together a book-length study on the project and its results. We aim to publish the book with one of the major university presses. The working title of the study: Valentina Carraro / Thomas Conzelmann…

PROM concluding conference 30/31 August 2018 Brussels

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

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…