Manuella Bridgette Appiah was born in Kumasi, Ghana where she completed her secondary school education before coming to the Netherlands to obtain a bachelor’s degree in ‘International and European Law’ at Tilburg University. In January 2012, she was awarded her Master’s degree in ‘International and European Public Law, with specialization in human rights (both degrees with distinction).
During her studies, she was part of a special group of Top Class students at the Tilburg University, through which she took part in extra-curricular research in diverse national and international law topics. She also worked part-time as a legal advisor for Leenheer BV, giving advice to industries using large quantities of hazardous chemical substances on how to comply with environmental permits issued by regional municipalities in The Netherlands.
Manuella Appiah’s field of expertise includes international human rights law, European competition law and international trade law. Manuella joined The Hague Institute for Global Justice as a researcher in February 2012.
- Policy Brief: Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Security in Fragile States 15 November 2015
- Policy Brief: Irregular Migration and Global Justice 20 May 2014
- Policy Brief: Escaping the Resource Curse in Sub-Saharan Africa 03 October 2013
Area of Focus/InterestBusiness, Employment & Global Justice
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