Marijke De Pauw

Contact

Marijke De Pauw
Research Group Fundamental Rights & Constitutionalism (FRC)
Building B
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Pleinlaan 2
B-1050 Brussels
Belgium

Phone
secretary +32 2 629 2460
phone +32 (0)629 10 63
fax +32 2 629 2662

Email
madepauw@vub.ac.be

Marijke De Pauw (1987) obtained a Master Degree in Law in 2010 at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. During her studies, she participated in the Erasmus exchange program and studied for four months (sept. ’08 – Jan. ’09) at the University of Malta.

Subsequent to graduation, Marijke interned for six months with the Human Rights Liaison Unit of the High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva. Afterwards, she interned with the Human Rights Department of the Permanent Representation of Belgium to the UN, followed by an internship at the Migration Department of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Geneva.

From March to July 2012, Marijke worked as a legal counsel for the organization Kruispunt Migratie-Integratie, where her work was mainly focused on economic migration.

In July 2012, Marijke attended the summer programme International Public Law at the Hague Academy of International Law.

Since October 2012, Marijke is a PhD-Researcher at Metajuridica, Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Her main research interest lies in human rights, migration and the rights of the elderly.

Publications

Articles

De Pauw, M. (2014), Interpreting the European Convention on Human Rights in Light of Emerging Human Rights Issues: An Older Person's Perspective, Human Rights and International Legal Discourse, 8, 235-257.

De Pauw, M. (2013),Women’s rights: from bad to worse? Assessing the evolution of incompatible reservations to the CEDAW Convention, Merkourios Utrecht Journal of International and European Law: Gender in European and International Law, vol 29, no. 77, 51-65.

De Pauw, M. (2013), Het lokaal belang van mensenrechten: TvMR sprak met Professor Felipe Gómez Isa, Tijdschrift voor Mensenrechten, 11(2), 4-6.

De Pauw, M. (2012), De EU, België, Vlaanderen en de VN: Artikel 33 VN Verdrag inzake de rechten van personen met een handicap: nationale tenuitvoerlegging en toezicht, Wereldbeeld, 36(164), 28-34.

De Pauw, M., & De Hert, P. (2012), De rechten van personen met een geestelijke gezondheidsstoornis: aanhoudende knelpunten inzake gedwongen opname, gedwongen behandeling en internering, Tijdschrift voor Mensenrechten, 10(3), 11-14.

De Pauw, M. (2011), Voorbehouden bij mensenrechtenverdragen: bijdrage tot uitholling van vrouwenrechten in islamstaten. Tijdschrift voor Mensenrechten, 9(2), 11-14.

Book chapters

De Pauw, M. (2015), The Inter-American Court of Human Rights and the Interpretive Method of External Referencing: Regional Consensus v. Universality, in Y. Haeck (Ed.), The Inter-American Court of Human Rights: theory and practice, present and future. (3-22), Cambridge: Intersentia, Antwerpen-Cambridge.

Blog posts

De Pauw, M. (2015), Toward a new UN Convention on the Rights of Older Persons?, Travaux: the Berkeley Journal of International Law Blog, 4 May 2015.

De Pauw, M. (2015), This Day in International Law, Travaux: The Berkeley Journal of International Law Blog, 13 March 2015.

De Pauw, M. (2014), McDonald v. the United Kingdom: A step forward in addressing the needs of persons with disabilities through Article 8 ECHR, Strasbourg Observers, 4 June 2014.

Lectures

De Pauw, M. (2013) Fundamentele Rechten van Ouderen (Fundamental Rights of Older Persons), Guest Lecture at SOMT Amersfoort, 18 May 2013.

Commissioned research reports

De Pauw, M., & De Hert, P. (2014), Ad Hoc Information Report: Data protection - Redress mechanisms and their use (FRANET), European Union Fundamental Rights Agency.

De Pauw, M., Van Caeneghem, J., Holvoet, M., Gellert, R., Timbermont, E., Somers, S. & Gallala, I. (2014), Annual Report 2013 on Belgium (FRANET), European Union Fundamental Rights Agency.

De Pauw, M. (2013), Children with disabilities: targeted violence and hostility (FRANET), European Union Fundamental Rights Agency.

De Pauw M., Van Caeneghem, J., Weis, K., Mampaey, H., Geuens, M., Janssens, C., Holvoet, M., Casier, I., Gellert, R. (2013). Annual Report 2012 on Belgium (FRANET), European Union Fundamental Rights Agency.

De Pauw, M., & De Geest, C. (2012), Information on the measures taken by the EU Member States to promote gender equality, European Institute for Gender Equality.

De Pauw, M., Hoefmans, A., & De Hert, P. (2012), Fundamental Rights situation of persons with mental health problems and persons with intellectual disabilities: desk report Belgium (FRANET), European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights.