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Markus Möstl

Education

 

  • 2006 - 2015:
    Doctoral studies at the Institute of International Law and International Relations at the Karl-Franzens-University Graz, Austria. Thesis title: “The concept of human security in the Common Security and Defence Policy”.
  • 1998 – 2006:
    Studies in Law at the Karl-Franzens-University Graz, Austria. Emphasis on International Law and International Relations. Thesis title: “The non-military instruments of the European Security and Defence Policy”.

 

Work Experience

  • November 2011 – present
    Researcher at the European Training and Research Centre for Human Rights and Democracy, Graz, Austria.
  • September 2009 – October 2011:
    Researcher in the project “Standard-setting through monitoring: the role of selected expert bodies of the Council of Europe in developing human rights with special reference to Austria” (funded by the Jubiläumsfonds of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank) at the Institute of International Law and International Relations at the Karl-Franzens-University Graz, Austria.
  • January 2009 – December 2010:
    Researcher in the project “Multi-stakeholder partnerships in post-conflict reconstruction: the role of the European Union” (funded by the European Commission in the Seventh Framework Programme) at the European Training and Research Centre for Human Rights and Democracy Graz, Austria.
  • February 2008 – August 2009:
    Researcher in the project “The future of security” (funded by the Jubiläumsfonds of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank) at the Institute of International Law and International Relations at the Karl-Franzens-University Graz, Austria.
  • November 2006 – April 2009:
    Project administrator in the project “Human security in the Western Balkan Region: the impact of transnational terrorist and criminal organisations on the peace-building process of the region” (funded by the European Commission in the Sixth Framework Programme) at the Institute of Criminal Law, Criminal Court Case Law and Criminology at the Karl-Franzens-University Graz, Austria.
  • January – March 2008:
    Research assistant for project development at the Institute of International Law and International Relations at the Karl-Franzens-University Graz, Austria.
  • March – May 2007:
    Research assistant for project development at the Institute of International Law and International Relations at the Karl-Franzens-University Graz, Austria.

 

Publications

Books:

  • Standard-setting through Monitoring? The Role of selected Council of Europe Expert Bodies for the Development of the European Human Rights Order, Council of Europe Publishing, forthcoming 2012, (with Renate Kicker).
  • Wolfgang Benedek, Matthias C. Kettemann, Markus Möstl, (eds.) Mainstreaming human security in peace operations and crisis management. Policies, problems, potential. New York/London, Routledge, 2010.

Articles in Journals/Chapters in Books:

  • Monitoring Human Rights by Council of Europe Bodies: Quo vadis?, in: European Yearbook on Human Rights, Vol. 4., 2012 (forthcoming).
  • Reforming the Council of Europe’s human rights monitoring mechanisms, in: Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, Vol 4/2011, (with Renate Kicker and Emma Lantschner)
  • Civil-military coordination in the Common Security and Defence Policy of the European Union, in: Human Security Perspectives 1/2011, pp.30-39.
  • Assessing the impact of multi-stakeholder partnerships for human security, in: Owen Greene, Andrea De Guttry and Wolfgang Benedek (eds.), Peace-building and human security after conflict: multi-stakeholder partnerships. New York/London, Routledge, (forthcoming 2012).
  • MultiPart country study on Kosovo, available online at: www.multi-part.eu, 2010 (with Wolfgang Benedek and Jens Narten).
  • Core tasks of good governance and their impact on peacebuilding and human security, in: MultiPart thematic paper on multi-stakeholder partnerships active in the field of good governance, democracy and rule of law, available online at: www.multi-part.eu, 2010, 53-79.
  • Overall conclusions, in: MultiPart thematic paper on multi-stakeholder partnerships active in the field of good governance, democracy and rule of law, available online at: www.multi-part.eu, 2010, 226-236.
  • Mainstreaming human rights in the Common Security and Defence Policy: reality or catchphrase? in: European Yearbook on Human Rights, Vol. 2., 2010, 247-262.
  • Mainstreaming human security: A research agenda, in: Wolfgang Benedek, Matthias C. Kettemann and Markus Möstl (eds), Mainstreaming human security in peace operations and crisis management. Policies, problems, potential. New York/London, Routledge, 2010, 1-10 (with Wolfgang Benedek and Matthias C. Kettemann).
  • A roadmap towards mainstreaming human security, in: Wolfgang Benedek, Matthias C. Kettemann and Markus Möstl (eds.), Mainstreaming human security in peace operations and crisis management. Policies, problems, potential. New York/London, Routledge, 2010, 145-256 (with Wolfgang Benedek and Matthias C. Kettemann).
  • The European way of promoting human security in crisis management operations: A critical stocktaking, in: Wolfgang Benedek, Matthias C. Kettemann and Markus Möstl (eds.), Mainstreaming human security in peace operations and crisis management. Policies, problems, potential. New York/London, Routledge, 2010, 141-158.
  • Creating Synergies and Learning from Each Other: Strengths and Weaknesses of Council of Europe Expert Bodies Monitoring Human Rights – Conference Protocol, Graz, 2010, available at: http://www.uni-graz.at/vrewww/deutsch/forschung/Conference_Protocol_Standardsetting_through_Monitoring.pdf (with Renate Kicker and Emma Lantschner).
  • Creating Synergies and Learning from Each Other: Strengths and Weaknesses of Council of Europe Expert Bodies Monitoring Human Rights, Conference Background Paper, June 2010 (advised by Renate Kicker).
  • Human rights mainstreaming in EU’s external relations, Study requested by the European Parliament Subcommittee on Human Rights, available online at: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/activities/committees/studies.do?lang uage=EN, 2009 (with Florence Benoit-Rohmer, Horst Fischer, George Ulrich, Wolfgang Benedek, Carmen Marquez Carrasco, Zdzislaw Kedzia, Michele Grigolo, Gerd Oberleitner, Christian Pippan, Chadi Sidhom and Matthias C. Kettemann).
  • Das Konzept der Menschlichen Sicherheit in der Europäischen Sicherheits- und Verteidigungspolitik, in: Erstausgabe Vol. 2, 2009, 181-188.
  • Human security and the European Security and Defence Policy: Achievements and challenges, in: Robert C. Hudson, Wolfgang Benedek and Francisco Ferrándiz (eds.), Peace, Conflict and Identity: Multidisciplinary Perspectives to Research, Humanitarian Net Publication, Universidad de Deusto, Spain, 2009, 203-216.
  • Der Königsweg zur Verbindung von Menschenrechten und Sicherheit: der Beitrag des Konzeptes menschlicher Sicherheit zur Friedenskultur, in: Bettina Gruber und Werner Wintersteiner (eds.), Menschenrecht und Frieden. Jahrbuch Friedenskultur 2009, 110-123 (with Matthias C. Kettemann).
  • Die Bedeutung menschlicher Sicherheit; in: Global View 1/2009, 10 (with Matthias C. Kettemann).
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