Groningen Journal of International Law

International Law Under Construction

About ‘International Law Under Construction’

International Law Under Construction was founded in early 2017, adding to the academic debate with frequent blog posts about topics of international law. The blog aims to effectively contribute to the active advancement of knowledge in society and the promotion of topics and issues revolving around international law for sustainable societies. Furthermore, the blog allows for brief commentaries by readers and scholars and invites for (academic) discussion that can provide inspiration for further research.

Executive Editor: Rosalind Turkie

Rosalind is currently an LLM candidate at the University of Groningen. She previously graduated from University College London with a First Class Honours degree in Spanish and Russian. Her main interests are International Human Rights Law, Global Health Law and Administrative Law. She joined GroJIL in September 2020 and also works as research assistant for the Review of European Administrative Law (REALaw).

Senior Editor: Shrey Shrestha


Shrey is a currently a second-year International and European law student at the University of Groningen. His main academic interests include Socio-Legal Studies and Public International Law. Shrey has also been an editor at GroJIL since 2019.

Senior Editor: Pranav Agarwal

Pranav Agarwal is a third-year law student at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab. His academic interests include Public International Law and Human Rights Law. He has formerly interned at Amnesty International India and the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative. He currently works as a Commissioning Editor for the International Law team at E-International Relations.

Senior Editor: Emily Joynes

Emily is an LLM candidate at the University of Groningen. She recently graduated from the University of Geneva where she studied International Relations and International Law. Her main fields of academic interest are International Humanitarian Law, Refugee Law and International Criminal Law. She joined GroJIL in October 2020 as a Senior Editor for the blog.

Senior Editor: Sarah El Taweel

Sarah is an LLM candidate at the university of Groningen. She graduated from the RuG last year after completing the LLB International and European Law. Her main fields of interest are International Human Rights Law, Refugee Law, and International cooperation. She joined GroJIL in October 2020 as a Senior Editor for the blog.

Editorial Reviewer: Triantafyllos Kouloufakos

Triantafyllos Kouloufakos is an LLM student at the Public International Law Programme at the University of Groningen. He holds and LLM degree in Public International Law and an LLB from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. His interest lie on the field of international law and technology and particular the application of international law in cyberspace

Senior Editor: Manasa S Venkatachalam

Manasa S Venkatachalam is currently a fourth-year law student at Gujarat National Law University. Her main interests are Public International Law and International Commercial Arbitration. She has previously worked as a research assistant to Dr. Aniruddha Rajput, member of the International Law Commission. She is currently assisting the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative on their latest research endeavour.