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Emmanuel De Groof

Biography

Emmanuel De Groof is a Policy Officer in the European External Affairs Programme. He was formerly a Scientific Coordinator of The State of the Union, an annual conference-summit organised by the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence. Prior to this he was a Management Officer & Policy Advisor at the Office of the Secretary-General, and a Research Associate at EUI. Emmanuel has also undertaken work for Democracy Reporting International (on Libya), Reverso Consultancy in Bamako (Mali) and Light4All in Kampala (Uganda), as well as being a Diplomatic Attaché and Bernheim Laureate at the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a Law Clerk to Albie Sachs at the Constitutional Court of South Africa and a Lawyer at the Brussels Bar.

He has a Ph.D. and LLM in Law from EUI, and also spent time as a Fulbright-Schuman scholar at New York University Law School, as well as other graduate and undergraduate studies in Law and Philosophy at Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), University of Leuven (KUL), Humboldt Universität zu Berlin and Université de Namur. His expertise is in EU external relations, comparative constitutional law, conflict-related transitional governance, constitutional geopolitics, and international development / civilian crisis management. Emmanuel has published on R2P, transitional governance, and EU external relations.

Emmanuel occasionally gives lectures on these topics, and is also affiliated as an Associate to the Political Settlements Research Programme at Edinburgh Law School.

External publications and contributions

    A crucial week for Africa and Europe beyond 2040

    Publications | Published on 10-09-2018

    The Brexit Box

    GREAT Insights Magazine | Published on 20-06-2018

    Beyond Brexit - Editorial

    GREAT Insights Magazine | Published on 20-06-2018

    Beyond Brexit - Editorial

    GREAT Insights Magazine | Published on 20-06-2018

    Emmanuel De Groof

    Policy Officer European External Affairs Programme

    Nationality

    Belgian

    Languages

    English, French, Dutch, German, Italian

    Contact

    • +31 (0)43 350 29 00
    • edg@ecdpm.org

    Location

    Maastricht office

    Onze Lieve Vrouweplein 21

    6211 HE Maastricht