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SHORT BIO

Eline Kindt has promoted to doctor in Law at the Human Rights Centre and the Department of Constitutional Law, on 10 July 2018, with the dissertation “The pilot judgment procedure at the European Court of Human Rights : an evaluation in the light of procedural efficiency and access to justice”.

She studied law at Ghent University (2013), after which she completed an LL.M in International Human Rights and Criminal Justice at Utrecht University (2014).

During her studies at Utrecht University, Eline worked as a Research Associate with Public International Law & Policy Group (PILPG), a global pro bono law firm.

Eline’s research is situated within work package 5 of the Human Rights Integration Project, focusing on optimizing access to international human rights mechanisms. Her project examines the possibility of incorporating a class action procedure within the European Human Rights System as a means of improving access to justice while also ameliorating judicial efficiency at the European Court of Human Rights.

 

WORK DETAILS

ACADEMIC TITLE Dr.

FIRST NAME AND LAST NAME Eline Kindt

POSITION Associate Postdoctoral Research Fellow

EMAIL Eline.Kindt[@]Ugent.be

SECRETARIAT +32 (0)9 264 69 51

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

  • Associate Postdoctoral Researcher at Ghent University, Human Rights Centre (2018-ongoing).
  • PhD Research Fellow, Ghent University, Human Rights Centre (2014 – 2018)
  • Research Associate, Public International Law & Policy Group (2013-2014)

EDUCATION

University degrees

  • Doctor in Law, Ghent University, Belgium, 2018
  • LLM International Human Rights and Criminal Justice, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, 2014.
  • LLM in Law, Ghent University, Belgium, 2013.

Additional (inter)national (human rights) courses taken

  • African Human Rights in Comparative Perspective, University of Pretoria, South Africa, 2014.

SCIENTIFIC HONORS, AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS/GRANTS

  • Best Memorial for the Victims in English, Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court Competition, American University Washington College of Law, United States, 2012. 

EXPERTISE

  • Regional Human Rights Systems
  • International Human Rights System
  • Children’s Human Rights
  • Women’s Human Rights, Gender Equality, Gender mainstreaming

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Eline Kindt. “The Pilot Judgment Procedure at the European Court of Human Rights : an Evaluation in the Light of Procedural Efficiency and Access to Justice.” 2018
  • Eline Kindt. “Giving up on Individual Justice? The Effect of State Non-execution of a Pilot Judgment on Victims.” NETHERLANDS QUARTERLY OF HUMAN RIGHTS (2018):
  • Eline Kindt. “De Federale GAS-wet En Het Recht Op Spelen: Een Onderzoek Naar De Overeenstemming Van Het Begrip Van De Openbare Overlast Met De Internationale Mensenrechten.” TIJDSCHRIFT VOOR BESTUURSWETENSCHAPPEN EN PUBLIEKRECHT 7 (2015): 368–383.
  • Eline Kindt and Pieter Cannoot. “Strenger Vlaams Inburgeringsbeleid: Enkele Kanttekeningen.” DE JURISTENKRANT 309 (2015): 12–12.

ALL PUBLICATIONS

All publications by Eline Kindt are listed in the ‘Ghent University Academic Bibliography’, ElineKindt@BiblioUGent.

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