PhD dissertation Jing Liu Environmental pollution and devastation accompanying rapid economic development have created not only alarming losses to human beings and property but also astonishing damage to the environment itself. The difficulties in assessment and the special legal status of natural resources make traditional tort law an insufficient solution…

For assistant professor and Migration Studies programme manager Melissa Siegel, work at the Maastricht School of Governance isn’t your average desk job. As head of the Migration Research Group, Siegel manages several research projects and is no stranger to working in unusual circumstances. “Within our research group, and at the…
What soothes the conscience more than a cup of Max Havelaar fair-trade coffee – fighting poverty, conserving the environment and working for social improvement – or a bar of ‘ethical’ chocolate? Many of us are happy to pay a bit more for that coloured stamp of sustainability on the product…
Contributing to the development of healthcare in Yemen. This was the mission of MUNDO, the UM offi ce for development cooperation, when it launched a four-year, Nuffi c-funded project in 2011 to train health workers in the capital city of Sana’a. Due to unrest in Yemen, the project was delayed…

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