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Eva Meyermans Spelmans (LLM) is a PhD candidate in European law at the Law and Markets department. Her research focuses on the EU green transition of the fashion industry and the impact thereof on sustainability and human rights in the global value chain of the fashion industry. She explores how law created the current economic conditions, such as the power imbalance between the different players in the GVC, reinforces social injustices.

Before starting her PhD at Erasmus, she worked as a junior lecturer in International and European Law at the University of Amsterdam. She holds an LL.M. degree from Utrecht University (Master of European Law) as well as a Master's Degree in Law from Ghent University. Her research interests are sustainability and human rights in the fashion industry, and the protection of linguistic minorities.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production


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