Namedr. C Macchi

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Dr Chiara Macchi is a Lecturer in Law at Wageningen University & Research – Law Group. She joined the Law Group in 2019 as Marie Sklodowska-Curie Researcher with a project on Business and Human Rights in the policies of the European Union. She is an assistant editor of Transnational Environmental Law and co-chair of the Business and Human Rights working group of the Netherlands Network for Human Rights Research. She has authored publications on climate due diligence, extraterritorial human rights obligations, human rights due diligence legislation, the right to water, the trade-human rights link and the human rights responsibilities of investors. She was previously a post-doctoral researcher in International Law at the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies. She conducts consultancies for governments, NGOs, companies, trade unions and lawyers on business and human rights-related issues. 

She coordinates LAW-58706 Law of Marine Environments and Resources.
She teaches in the courses LAW-58306 Business, Human Rights and the Environment; LAW-55306 Food, Nutrition and Human Rights; LAW-12806 Introduction to Law for the Life Sciences; LAW-32806 Law & Regulation in Food Value Chains.

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Dr. Chiara Macchi leads a project funded under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship of the EU Commission. The 2-year project, titled ‘The EU as a leading global actor in Business and Human Rights: Towards a coherent policy framework’ (BHR_EU), focuses on the coherence of EU policies in the realm of business and human rights.

  • ENP-39406 - Transformative sustainability practices for systemic change
  • LAW-12806 - Introduction to Law for the Life and Social Sciences
  • LAW-22306 - International and EU Environmental Law
  • LAW-39406 - Law of Marine Environments and Resources
  • LAW-58306 - Business, Human Rights & the Environment
  • LAW-59703 - Essential Law for the Living Environment
  • LAW-70224 - MSc Internship Law
  • LAW-70424 - MSc Internship Law
  • LAW-80424 - MSc Thesis Law
  • LAW-80436 - MSc Thesis Law
  • PAP-22306 - Policy, Governance & Law
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