Everhard Tilstra has done both his bachelor and master studies at the University of Groningen. After having completed the LLM International Human Rights Law in 2017, he started his PhD at the department of Transboundary Legal Studies at the Law Faculty. Everhard’s research is in the field of ‘business and human rights’ and focuses on the justiciability of corporate human rights abuses in the Netherlands. Besides his research, Everhard is a member of the Working Group Sustainable Business and Human Rights of the Nederlands Juristen Comité voor de Mensenrechten, the Working Group Business and Human Rights of the Netherlands Network for Human Rights Research, member of the Program Team of the PhD Day 2018.
“As a member of the Program Team, I aim to set up a program consisting of various disciplines and backgrounds that is relevant, interesting, and applicable for all participants, no matter their own field of study or background.”