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Ruben Zandvliet

R. Zandvliet LL.M., PhD Candidate at Institute for Public Law, Department Public International Law
Ruben Zandvliet

Ruben Zandvliet is a Meijers PhD Fellow at the Department of Public International Law. His PhD research deals with the prohibition of forced labour in international law, and the fragmentation and interaction between different international mechanisms that aim to secure compliance with forced labour standards.

Ruben's research interests include economic and social human rights, international economic law, corporate social responsibility and law & development. He teaches International Law to first year bachelor students in Law and Political Science. Furthermore, Ruben coaches the Jessup Moot Court team.

He studied law at Leiden University, and obtained his LL.M. degree cum laude in 2010. In 2011, Ruben obtained a second LL.M. degree with honours (James Kent Scholar) at Columbia University in New York. He has worked as a policy advisor for a Member of Parliament in the Netherlands, in the field of economic policy, corporate law and constitutional law.

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