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Inga Winkler delivers lecture on the human rights to water and sanitation in UN International Law Series

September 21, 2021

Inga Winkler has recorded a lecture for the UN Audiovisual Library of International Law. She traces the process of recognition of the human rights to water and sanitation and discusses their status under international human rights law. She presents how these rights have been defined, discusses their normative content, and outlines the corresponding State obligations to realize these rights. The lecture serves as a primer for anyone interested in water, sanitation, and human rights.

Just published: Berihun Gebeye on A Theory of African Constitutionalism

September 15, 2021

Dr. Berihun Gebeye’s, a CEU graduate with an LLM in Human Rights and an SJD in Comparative Constitutional Law, book ‘A Theory of African Constitutionalism’ has been recently published.

The book asks and seeks to answer why we need a new theoretical framework for African constitutionalism and how this could offer us better theoretical and practical tools with which to understand, improve, and assess African constitutionalism on its own terms.

Welcome Class of 2021!

September 14, 2021

Department of Legal Studies would like to congratulate to all students admitted to the Comparative Constitutional Law, the Human Rights, the International Business Law and the Doctoral programs. Our faculty and staff wish you the very best for the upcoming academic year, and we are very excited to meet you in the upcoming weeks online or on our new Vienna campus.

Mathias Möschel at conference celebrating 50 years of women's vote in Switzerland

September 10, 2021

On 9 September 2021, Associate Professor Mathias Möschel participated in a roundtable organized in the framework of a conference at the University of Fribourg/Freiburg (Switzerland) celebrating the 50-year anniversary of the right to vote for women in Switzerland.

Judit Sandor is a member of Harvard Law's Global Scholars Academy

September 10, 2021

Harvard Law School’s Institute for Global Law and Policy organized an intensive scholars’ workshop that took place in Geneva Switzerland from August 16-20, 2021(online).  Prof. Judit Sándor is a member of this Harvard Law Program. The next Session will be held in Geneva in January 2022. The program is supported by the Open Society University Network (OSUN).

https://iglp.law.harvard.edu/2021-global-scholars-academy/