Dr. Anemoon Soete, postdoc assistant
In 2014, Anemoon Soete graduated as a Master in Law (magna cum laude) at Ghent University, receiving the prize for best pleader of her graduating year. During her Master, she spent a semester at the University of Auckland and she participated in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. In December 2014, Anemoon joined the department of European, Public and International Law as an assistant.
She prepared a doctoral thesis on the public legal status of island states which have become fully submerged due to climate change effects under the supervision of prof. Frank Maes and prof. Tom Ruys. On October 26, 2020, Anemoon Soete successfully defended her PhD. In her current position as a postdoc-assistant, she assists with bachelor and master courses on general international public law. In addition, she is assisting the Belgian delegation as a legal expert in the run-up to the UNFCCC COP 21 (Paris, 2015).