Archive for the ‘United Nations’ Category

Is it just me, or do people with short and catchy surnames have a tendency of becoming involved in situations which give rise to legal disputes and, ultimately, result in momentous international case law? Recently, Mr. Nada found himself in one such situation, leading to the Nada v. Switzerland judgment of the Grand Chamber of […]

My bicycle used to be my main means of transport before I moved from Rotterdam to Utrecht about a year ago. I would cycle on a daily basis from my old apartment to the Erasmus University, which took me about 20 minutes. Living on the outskirts of the Rotterdam city center also meant that I […]

  Dutch Politician Geert Wilders, leader of the rightist Party for Freedom (PVV), was tried in relation to defamation and hate speech charges in a case that lasted from 2009-2011. Ultimately, on 23 June 2011, he was fully acquitted. The trial was in many respects a sensational one, not in the least because of the […]

The UN as well as other participating actors are extremely busy with organising and preparing for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, the so-called Rio + 20, to be held from 20 to 22 June 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, ‘to mark the twentieth anniversary’ of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development […]

Last week, the UN Security Council (SC) referred Palestine’s application to become a full member of the United Nations to the Committee that deals with the admission of new members (see video). Palestine currently has a non-member “observer entity” status at the UN. This SC decision came less than a week after President Mahmoud Abbass […]


Erasmus School of Law

In een werkstad als Rotterdam is arbeidsrecht elke dag onderwerp van discussie. Een in arbeidsrechtelijke vraagstukken gespecialiseerde sectie kan dan ook niet ontbreken binnen Erasmus School of Law te Rotterdam. De sectie Arbeidsrecht is een jong en dynamisch team van arbeidsrechtspecialisten. Blijf op de hoogte van de wervelende dynamiek binnen dit wetenschappelijke vakgebied en het praktische werkveld: het arbeidsrecht volgens de Rotterdamse school!

Decaan ESL

  • Alessandra: Things are getting even more complicated: http://theconversation.com/a-ruling-in-belfast-makes-the-h [...]
  • Alejo: Thank you very much! This year has been inspiring, interesting and simply awesome. It has definitely [...]
  • Sophia: Thank you Mrs. Hey! This master would never be the same without you! [...]
  • Nasha Desbarida: Thank you very much. We started some weeks ago and at the beginning I was like' where do I have to s [...]
  • Ana: Lots of luck to everybody starting this year! Last year was fantastic and the professors in EUR of t [...]