E (Eva) Johan

E (Eva) Johan


Eva Johan is a PhD Candidate in the Law Group at Wageningen University (WUR, the Netherlands). She holds a Bachelor of Law and a Master in International Law from Indonesia. She is active in advocating local people in Indonesia and participating in some international courses and conferences. She engages in bridging the implementation of International Law to domestic policy.

Her PhD project is related to domestic Halal policy, focusing on Halal regulation that emerges as an example of raises profound questions for the global multi-level economic legal order, especially under WTO Law. It is legally questionable how far domestic Halal regulation creates obstacles to trade. Accordingly, her thesis strives to contribute to addressing this gap from a legal perspective by conducting a case study of ASEAN Halal harmonization and Indonesia mandatory Halal law.

She deploys four folds approaches for the methodology, including the normative legal approach, empirical-data approach, comparative (legal) study, and qualitative analysis approach.

Her specialty is International (Economic) Law, WTO Law, Food Law and Consumer Law with the domain of Halal food (standard, certification, and labeling), food safety, Agriculture product, trade, and social-religious aspects. She is keen to discuss and research any further issues coverage and is not limited to her interest mentioned above.

For questions, feel free to send an email at eva.johan@wur.nl