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VUBToday: "Justice that is not just, leads to frustration and radicalisation"

VUB alumna and fellow Michèle Coninsx, one of the world’s top counter-terrorism officials, recently travelled back to the city where it all began for her. The former Belgian prosecutor was in Brussels in her new capacity as Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) to brief the relevant EU bodies, meet with EU officials, and deliver a keynote lecture at a conference focused on the challenges of protecting national economic security interests organised by the Brussels Diplomatic Academy. VUB Today spoke to Coninsx on the sidelines of the conference about the difficulties of combating terrorism in a hyper-globalised world, and about where she first learned to think outside the box and across disciplines.  read more on VUB Today