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Barbara von Rütte at Human Rights Conference

skyline of the city Ghent / Barbara von Rütte

photo: cityview of Ghent, Belgium (Erick Domínguez via Unsplash) / Barbara von Rütte (EIB)

Barbara von Rütte presented at the international conference "The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 75: Rethinking and Constructing its Future Together" that was organized by the University of Ghent from 6-8 December 2023. In her presentation, she shared insights on Article 15 UDHR and the limits of state sovereignty in nationality matters.

Barbara von Rütte is a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for European Global Studies. She received her doctorate in the field of international law from the University of Berne and has worked for the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen and Free University of Berlin. In addition, she was a consultant for the Council of Europe and is a member of the Swiss Federal Commission on Migration. In her research, she focuses on questions of belonging, discrimination, and democracy; nationality, citizenship, and statelessness; Swiss and international migration law; international human rights protection and public international law; as well as constitutional law and general administrative law.