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SHORT BIO

Eline Kindt is a PhD Research Fellow at the Human Rights Centre and the Department of Constitutional Law. 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

FIRST NAME AND LAST NAME Eline Kindt

POSITION PhD Research Fellow

EMAIL Eline.Kindt[@]UGent.be

TELEPHONE +32 (0)9 264 68 22 / +32 (0)498 60 48 19 (mobile)

SECRETARIAT +32 (0)9 264 68 18

WORKING DAYS Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

OFFICE HOURS 09.00 h – 17.00 h

CONTACT HOURS On appointment

VISITING ADDRESS Paddenhoek 5, 2nd floor, 9000 Ghent, Belgium

POSTAL ADDRESS Ghent University, Campus Aula, Constitutional Law & Human Rights Centre, Universiteitstraat 4, 9000 Ghent, Belgium

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

  • PhD Research Fellow, Ghent University, Human Rights Centre (2014 – ongoing)
  • Research Associate, Public International Law & Policy Group (2013 – 2014)

EDUCATION

University Degrees

  • LL.M International Human Rights and Criminal Justice, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, 2014
  • LL.M in Law, Ghent University, Belgium, 2013

Additional international 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

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

PUBLICATIONS

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

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