Workshop paper: ‘Authority Construction in Transgovernmental Regulatory Settings: National Institutions and the UN system,’ presented at SASE Annual Conference, Workshop on Regulatory Intermediaries, 2-3 July 2015.
Session discussant: ‘How can the international criminal court be strengthened?’ Open Society Foundation sponsored meeting on Renovating International Governance Institutions, Chatham House, London, 30 April 2015.
Panel paper: ‘Authority construction under conditions of dual delegation: national human rights institutions and the international human rights system,’ presented at European Union Studies Association Annual Convention, 7 March 2015.
‘Interrogating Form and Function: Designing Effective National Human Rights Institutions,’ presented at International Studies Association Annual Convention, New Orleans, 19 February 2015.
‘The Language of Compromise in International Agreements’, American Society of International Law Research Forum, Chicago, US, 7 November 2014
‘From Compliance to Implementation: National Human Rights Institutions and the Inter-American Human Rights System’, Leverhulme International Network on the Inter-American Human Rights System Launch Workshop, Mexico City D.F., 10 October 2014
‘Accountability Politics and Human Rights: National Human Rights Institutions in Latin America’, Mexico Autonomous Institute of Technology (ITAM), Mexico City D.F., 9 October 2014
‘Global Governance and the Theoretical Interregnum’ (with Michele Acuto), UCL Institute of Global Governance, 23 September 2014
‘Accountability Politics and Human Rights: National Human Rights Institutions in Latin America’, American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., 27-31 August 2014
‘Governing Relationships: The New Architecture in Global Human Rights Governance’, Global International Studies Conference, Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt, Germany, 9 August 2014
‘Compliance Agents: National Human Rights Institutions and the Inter-American Human Rights System’, Latin American Studies Association Annual Conference, Chicago, 24 May 2014
‘Cross-Disciplinary Scholarship and Impact in Global Governance’, Workshop on Cross-Disciplinary Scholarship & Impact in Global Governance, UCL Institute of Global Governance, London, 9 May 2014
‘Accountability and Human Rights: The Political Impact of National Human Rights Institutions in New Democracies’, Quality of Government Institute Lunchtime Seminar, Gothenburg University, Sweden, 29 April 2014
‘Global Human Rights Governance and Orchestration: National Human Rights Institutions as Intermediaries’, ECPR Joint Sessions ‘Authority and Control in International Organizations,’ Salamanca University, Spain, 14 April 2014
‘Business ethics, supply chains and a living wage’, UCL Institute of Global Governance, 3 April 2014
‘The Role of Ombudsmen in Promoting Good Governance and Effective Service Delivery’, World Bank Roundtable, Washington D.C., 25 March 2014
‘How must the global health and AIDS architecture be modernized to achieve sustainable global health?’ (with Sarah Hawkes), Joint UCL Institute of Global Governance-Institute of Global Health, 2 December 2013
‘Global Human Rights Governance and Orchestration: National Human Rights Institutions as Intermediaries’, Conference on the Social Practice of Human Rights, University of Dayton, Ohio, 4 October 2013
‘Compliance Agents: National Human Rights Institutions and the Inter-American Human Rights System’, Conference on Assessing the Inter-American Human Rights System, University of Sao Paolo, Brazil, 2 July 2013
‘Bridging the Divide: The merger of the Irish Equality Authority and Human Rights Commission: Challenges and Opportunities’, Policy Institute, Trinity College Dublin, 3 May 2013
‘Bridging the Divide: The merger of the Irish Equality Authority and Human Rights Commission: Challenges and Opportunities’, presented at UCL Faculty of Laws, London, 15 March 2013
‘Accountability and Human Rights: The Political Impact of National Human Rights Institutions in New Democracies’, Department of Political Science, Dublin City University, 14 November 2012
‘Soft Law at Work: International Standards and the Design of National Human Rights Institutions’, Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) Annual Conference, CUNY, New York, US, 15 June 2012
‘Soft Law at Work: International Standards and the Design of National Human Rights Institutions’, Inaugural American Society of Int’l Law Research Forum, UCLA, Los Angeles, US, 5 November 2011
‘What is the relationship between EHRC formal design and political function, with a particular focus on independence’, Human Rights Consortium, University of London, 17 June 2011
‘The Role of National Human Rights Institutions, presented at First Meeting of National Focal Points’, Jointly convened by the Foreign Ministries of Costa Rica, Denmark and Ghana, in association with the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, New York, 17 May 2011
‘Responsibility to Protect and the Coercive Enforcement of Human Rights’, (with Par Engstrom), International Studies Association Conference, Montreal, 19 March 2011
‘National Human Rights Institutional Reform: Formal Design Principles and Political Function’ (with Katerina Linos), The Domestic Consequences of International Human Rights Treaty Ratification, NYU School of Law, New York, 15-16 October 2010
‘Weak Institutions, Rights Claims and Pathways to Compliance: the Transformative Role of the Human Rights Ombudsman,’ UNDP/CRISE Regional Workshop on Horizontal Inequalities and Conflict Prevention, Jakarta, Indonesia, 27 July 2010
El diseño institucional que requieren las Defensorías del Pueblo en las metrópolis presented at Derechos Humanos y Metrópolis, Mexico City Commission for Human Rights, Mexico City DF., Mexico, 24 April 2009
‘The role of national human rights institutions in detention monitoring’ (with Ryan Goodman), in collaboration with UN OHCHR and the International Coordinating Committee of NHRIs, Geneva, 23 March 2009
‘Multi-disciplinary perspectives on national human rights institutions, state compliance and social change’, Harvard Law School, 10 September 2009
‘The design, origins and distribution of national human rights institutions in Latin America’, Latin American Studies Association, Rio de Janeiro-Brazil, 11-14 June 2009