Website of the Group:
Coordinating Committee: Muhammad Abdullah Fazi, Alejandro Fuentes, Pierre Thielbörger 

2017-2018 ANNUAL REPORT 


Future Events:

Past events:

  • Pre-conference workshop: ‘International Human Rights Law Beyond Traditional Sovereign Spaces’, Athens, 12 September 2019. Call for Papers. PROGRAMME.
  • Conference: ‘The EU as a Global Actor in Maritime Security: Competences – Obligations – Accountability’, jointly organised by the University of Leiden, ESIL IG on The EU as a Global Actor, IG on Migration and Refugee Law, IG on International Human Rights Law and IG on the Law of the Sea, Leiden, 25-26 October 2018.
  • Pre-Conference roundtable: ‘The Universality Challenge to Human Rights Law: a Sword, a Shield, or Neither?’Manchester, 13 September 2018.


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Election Schedule:

  • Pierre Thielborger was re-elected for a 2-year term in October 2019.
  • Muhammad Abdullah Fazi and Alejandro Fuentes were elected for a 4-year term in October 2019.
  • The next elections will be held in October 2021.