CEDIS researcher is Visiting Scholar at the University of Illinois

Sérgio Coimbra Henriques, CEDIS researcher and PhD candidate at NOVA Law School, has recently begun his research work as a Visiting Scholar at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, under the supervision of Professor Ralph Brubaker (https://law.illinois.edu/faculty-research/faculty-profiles/ralph-brubaker/), studying how the interest of corporations can be deformed by the verification of financial difficulties and the threat… Ver mais

CEDIS researcher fieldwork in Uganda

CEDIS researcher and Phd candidate at NOVA Law School, Tatiana Morais, has recently developed her first fieldwork in Uganda with the great help of The Uganda Grail, namely, Josephine, Vivan, Florence and Kenny. Tatiana wishes to thank The Uganda Grail's team for their outstanding work, guidance and support, while preparing and implementing the fieldwork. Especial… Ver mais

Call for papers until 20th September: AIDA Europe Research Series on Insurance Law and Regulation “Insurance and Human Rights”

AIDA Europe Research Series on Insurance Law and Regulation Call For Papers: Theme: “Insurance and Human Rights” The Editorial Board of the new AIDA Europe Research Series on Insurance Law and Regulation hereby issues an invitation for the submission of academic papers that examine the impact of and interplay between human rights and insurance. National,… Ver mais

Until the 31st of October: Call for Researchers “Do we need a paradigm change to regulate Business & Human Rights at the International Level: Are the Consumers expecting good Corporate conduct and legal assurance from international organisations?”

Introduction   Due to the ease came with globalisation, businesses started to expand their operations abroad, especially to third-world countries where they can find cheap labour and resources. Even though this expansion came with economic advantages especially for the host countries, more and more news started to appear about the bad working conditions or negative… Ver mais

Regulating Business & Human Rights at the International Level: Are the Consumers expecting good corporate conduct and legal assurance from international organisations?

At the age of globalisation, the companies are expanding their operations to over-seas easily and very rapidly. This comes with many positive effects which could be observed as job openings and economic improvement especially at the developing countries. However, we can still observe major human rights violations arising from the operations of these companies. These… Ver mais

22nd and 23rd May: The Federal Experience of the European Union – Programme

Programme 22 May 9h30: European Union and Federalism on the sixtieth anniversary of the Treaty of Rome Distinguished speaker: Samo Bardutzky, University of Ljubljana Law School Comments: Pieter Van Cleynenbreugel, University of Liège Law School José Gomes André, Faculty of Letters of the University of Lisbon Chair: Francisco Pereira Coutinho, Nova Law School 11h00: Coffee break 11h15: A… Ver mais