Universiteit Leiden

nl en

Jaap Doek Children's Rights Thesis Award ceremony 2018

Thursday 13 December 2018
Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden

The department of Child Law of Leiden University and Defence for Children invite you to the sixth Jaap Doek Children’s Rights Thesis Award ceremony.


  1. Elise Blondeel 
    Towards a purely conceptual-theoretical application of the child’s best interest in criminal law. The application of article 3 CRC in criminal law in its infancy.
  2. Ilona van Angeren
    Primary teen sexting: child pornography or not?
  3. Isabelle Kornelis
    ‘Correct’ legal protection for a child born in the ‘wrong’ body.
  4. Josanne Mossink
    Grooming of virtual ‘luring adolescents’.
  5. Marit Buddenbaum
    The Rights of Siblings under International Children’s Rights Law.
  6. Thijs Hannema
    Going over children’s heads. A Children’s Rights approach to profiling children, automated decision-making and article 22 of the General Data Protection Regulation.


14:30: Welcome
15:00: Opening remarks by professor Ton Liefaard, UNICEF Professor of Children’s Rights, Leiden Law School.
15:10: Keynote speech by Professor Corinne Dettmeijer, former National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings and Sexual Violence against Children: ‘Sexual abuse against children: law, freedom and responsibility’.
15:40: Discussion with the audience
15:55: Presentations of and by the nominees
16:30: Announcement Winner of the Thesis Award 2018 by professor Jaap Doek
17:00: Reception at the Law Faculty Restaurant



To register, please fill in this digital form. For questions, please contact: jeugdrecht@law.leidenuniv.nl or 071- 527 60 56. 

This website uses cookies.  More information.