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Dr Gamze Erdem Türkelli


Tenure Track Assistant Research Professor, University of Antwerp, Belgium



Gamze is an Assistant Research Professor at the Law and Development Research Group, University of Antwerp. Her work is situated in the interface of public international law, human rights law and sustainable development. She conducts research into hybrid public-private actors in development financing such as multistakeholder partnerships and special funds, 'innovative' financing mechanisms in sustainable development, transnational human rights obligations (including business and human rights), children's rights as well as accountability and responsibility under international law.



Gamze Erdem Türkelli and Wouter Vandenhole, Advanced Introduction to Children's Rights (Edward Elgar, 2022); Gamze Erdem Türkelli, Children's Rights and Business: Governing Obligations and Responsibility (Cambridge University Press, 2020); Wouter Vandenhole, Gamze Erdem Türkelli and Sara Lembrechts, Children's Rights: A Commentary on the Convention on the Rights of the Child and its Protocols (Edward Elgar, 2019); Gamze Erdem Türkelli, Children’s rights when financing development through multilateral development banks : mapping the field and looking forward, The International Journal of Children's Rights 29:1(2021), p. 199-238.


Children's rights law, transnational human rights obligations, business and human/children's rights, multistakeholder partnerships for development, public international law
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