Hello. My name is Aleydis. I moved from Belgium to the UK to further specialise in international and European law.
International Law & Organization
Class, Inequality, and Labor Politics
Wrote a viral op-ed that explains how K-pop band BTS supports young people around the world "At a time when so many young people are struggling to find their place, it is almost no surprise that BTS has been such a big hit"
Discussed whether Edward Enninful’s new role at Vogue UK is a sign towards a more inclusive fashion industry. "It could very well be that Enninful is the first in a new generation of editors who understand the power they have to change the whole fashion industry"
Commented on development projects that stimulate the privatisation of education. "The continuous rise of private education offered by Western for-profit companies in frontier economies will create more problems during the next decade"
Discussed the use of licensed figurines in advertising of junk food to children "The Britse Code of No-Broadcast Advertising, Sales Promotions and Direct Marketing prohibits marketing with licensed figurines such as Shrek and Scoobydoo. Should Belgium follow suit?" (translated)
Advised companies on dealing with accusations of human rights violations after Beyoncé launched a sports clothing brand, Ivy Park, made in Sri Lanka " 'Whether the accusations are true or untrue, it may be argued that a major opportunity to live up to the corporate responsibility to respect human rights is missed,' argues Aleydis Nissen"