15 October 2021
Conference: Veronika Fikfak spoke to data protection officers at the 7th Days of Privacy and Data Security in Slovenia about the right to privacy in the digital world. The speaking fee was donated to a local charity.
23 September 2021
Workshop: Katharina Luckner spoke about applying agent based modelling to compliance in human rights at the ESIL IG Group on Social Sciences and International Law Workshop on Sustainable Development and the Potentials of Using Behavioural Insights. The programme and registration link is here.
21 September 2021
Workshop: Veronika Fikfak spoke about building a research team in a pandemic at the UK's SLSA Doing Socio-legal research in a pandemic. The registration link and programme is here.
9 September 2021
Conference: Veronika Fikfak spoke at the ESIL Annual Conference in Stockholm on Changing Local Implementation of international law. She presented initial results of the HRNUDGE project and discussed the relevance of networks for implementation of human rights norms. A video of the presentation is available in here (at 24:00).
8 September 2021
Conference: Veronika Fikfak co-organized a pre-conference workshop of the ESIL Interest Group in Social Sciences and International Law on the Promises and Perils of Social Sciences in International Law. The link to the programme is here.
21 July 2021
Online Symposium: Veronika Fikfak organised (together with Daniel Peat and Eva van der Zee) a Symposium on Limitations of the Behavioural Turn in International Law in the American Journal of International Law Unbound with contributions from Emilie Hafner-Burton, Anne van Aaken, Lauge Poulsen and Michael Waibel, Sungjoon Cho, and Doron Teichman and Eyal Zamir. The introduction to the Symposium can be found here.
Workshop: Veronika Fikfak and Lora Izvorova presented their paper Dignity before the European Court of Human Rights at the Pluricourts workshop on The Political and Legal Theory of International Courts and Tribunals : The Input and Output Legitimacy of International Courts. The link to the programme is here.
7-11 June 2021
Online Symposium: As part of Human Rights Nudge project, Veronika Fikfak organised a workshop in Völkerrechtsblog on Anne van Aaken and Betül Simsek's Rewarding In International Law. Read the introduction as well as interventions by Daniel Peat, Silvia Steininger, Luis Montoya, Cristina Lucena, and Matej Avbelj. A conversation with the authors is available here.
8 June 2021
Workshop: Veronika Fikfak, together with the other co-convenors of the ESIL Interest Group on International Courts and Tribunals, organised a workshop on The Influence, Legacy and Future of the European Court of Human Rights in the International Legal Order. The link to the programme is here.
19 May 2021
Publication: Veronika Fikfak published a blog post on Strasbourg Observers regarding a recent proposal mooted by the European Court of Human Rights to introduce decision-making by algorithm.
13 May 2021
Event: Veronika Fikfak and Ula Kos presented the results of their recently completed country report - Compliance with ECtHR Judgments in Slovenia at University of Ljubljana Law School, Slovenia, organised by Saša Zagorc, with commentary from Ciril Ribičič, former Constitutional Court Judge and Robert Golobinek, Ministry of Justice. The recently published report can be accessed here in English.
30 April 2021
Event: Veronika Fikfak presented her article Friendly Settlement before the European Court of Human Rights at a workshop on execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights. The conference was organised within the framework of the German Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe by the Centre for Fundamental Rights at the Hertie School, Middlesex University, and the German Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection. A video of the presentation is available here.
22-23 April 2021
Workshop: As part of Human Rights Nudge project, Veronika Fikfak organised a workshop (with Daniel Peat, Leiden and Eva van der Zee, Hamburg) on Behavioural Approaches to International Law. This was an inaugural event of the ESIL Interest Group on Social Sciences and International Law, which was co-founded by Veronika, Daniel and Eva. The link to the programme is here. Publications of the papers presented will follow in due course and will be advertised on this website. Papers will be available on open access.
20 March 2021
13 March 2021
Interview: Veronika Fikfak was interviewed for the Saturday edition of the Slovenian daily Dnevnik about Human Rights Nudge project and about COVID's impact on human rights; more here (in Slovenian with paywall).
10 March 2021
Event: Veronika Fikfak and Ula Kos presented the results of their recently completed country report - Compliance with ECtHR Judgments in Slovenia at Nova University in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The online recording of the presentation is now available here, with commentary from Professors David Kosar, Jernej Letnar Černič and Saša Zagorc. The recently published report can also be accessed here in English.
9 March 2021
4 March 2021
Publication: Dora Robinson contributed to Cambridge's Centre for Public Law Submission to the Independent Human Rights Act Review, which you can read here.
3 March 2021
Publication: Aysel Küçüksu published a new blog post at Strasbourg Observers on the role NGOs play in the aftermath of an ECtHR judgment.
25 February 2021
Publication: Veronika Fikfak and Ula Kos published a country report on Slovenian compliance and implementation of ECtHR judgments; in Slovenian at Pravna Praksa (paywall); in English here (free access).
21 January 2021
Event: Veronika Fikfak spoke at a Round Table organised by the European Bars of European Lawyers (CCBE) on National Enforcement of Monetary Awards of Just Satisfaction and commented on CCBE Proposals for reform of the ECHR machinery. More info here.
3 December 2020
Event: Veronika Fikfak spoke at the Diplomatic Academy of the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Slovenian compliance with the European Convention of Human Rights.
10 July 2020
Postdoctoral and visitor positions: We are actively looking for postgraduates to pursue their own project on a Marie Curie Fellowship or academic visitors to the Human Rights Nudge. Please email us or DM us at @rightsnudge.
30 March 2020