Visiting Stay: February - April 2023
Jolein Holtz is a PhD Candidate at the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies at the University of Leiden. Her research focuses on collective human rights and climate change, exploring how collective human rights as a category of rights can contribute towards a more effective human rights approach to climate change by approaching it through an ontological lens. Her research interests include land rights, indigenous peoples' rights, the African rights system and climate litigation. Prior to joining Leiden University as a PhD Candidate, Jolein worked for various NGOs on the interplay between human rights and the environment.