Amsterdam Center for International Law

Mr V.W. (Vincent) Vleugel

  • Faculty of Law
    Public International Law
  • Visiting address
    Oudemanhuispoort 4-6  Amsterdam
  • Postal address:
    Oudemanhuispoort  4-6
    1012 CN  Amsterdam


Vincent Vleugel is a PhD Researcher within the Amsterdam Center for International Law. His research is in the field of international human rights and cultural diversity, and will focus on the use of the margin of appreciation doctrine in the UN human rights treaty body system. He is supervised by prof. dr. Yvonne Donders in cooperation with dr. Rosanne van Alebeek.
Vincent holds an LL.M degree in Public International Law from the University of Amsterdam, and an MSc degree in International Business from Tilburg University. He previously worked as a policy officer at the Human Rights Department of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with a focus on business & human rights.


  • Donders, Y., & Vleugel, V. (2016). Universality, Diversity and Legal Certainty: Cultural Diversity in the Dialogue between the CEDAW and States Parties. In M. Kanetake, & A. Nollkaemper (Eds.), The Rule of Law at the national and international levels: contestations and deference (pp. 321-351). (Studies in International Law; No. 56). Oxford: Hart Publishing. [details] [PDF]


  • Donders, Y., & Vleugel, V. (2014). The Receptor Approach: A New Human Rights Kid on the Block or Old Wine in New Bags? A Commentary on Professor Zwart's Article in HRQ. Human Rights Quarterly, 36(3), 653-662. DOI: 10.1353/hrq.2014.0036 [details] [PDF]
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