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Lecture Tineke Strik (the Hague, 18 October)

On 18 October 2019 Tineke Strik, Associate Professor in Migration Law at Radboud University Nijmegen and elected Member of the European Parliament (GreenLeft) will give a public lecture on the need for evidence-based policies in migration management. Her lecture will … Continue reading

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Interest Group newsletter no. 15

Our latest newsletter is out! In addition to the usual news items, info on conferences etc., it contains further info on our upcoming activity in Athens (12 Sept. 2019) and the convening of our annual IG MigRefLaw business meeting. The … Continue reading

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Programme IG event, Athens (September 2019)

In the margins of the 15th ESIL Annual Conference in Athens (September 2019), the Interest Group on Migration and Refugee law organises a discussion on ‘Children in the context of migration and asylum: a further layer of legal standards limiting … Continue reading

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Call for papers and panels: Neuchâtel Graduate Conference of Migration and Mobility Studies (Sept. 2019)

The third edition of the Neuchâtel Graduate Conference will take place on 12 – 13 September at the University of Neuchâtel. This year’s topic is Innovative Approaches to Migration and Mobility Studies. The conference provides a stimulating environment in which … Continue reading

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News update from the Interest Group: EJIL: Talk! blog symposium on the UN Global Compacts and upcoming IG event in Göttingen (April 2019)

The Interest Group on Migration and Refugee Law organised a blog symposium in cooperation with the editors of EJIL: Talk! concerning the UN Global Compacts on Migration and Refugees. Several IG-members contributed, addressing topics from the legal nature of the … Continue reading

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Migrants’ Rights at a Crossroads @Leicester Law School

The Leicester Law School is hosting a one-day conference on 22 March 2019 on migrants’ rights in the context of the UN Global Compact and the SDGs 2030. With the recent adoption of the landmark UN Global Compact on Migration, … Continue reading

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Call for papers: IG event at ESIL Research Forum Göttingen

On Wednesday, 3 April 2019, the ESIL Interest Group on Migration and Refugee Law (IG MigRefLaw) will organise a side-event in the framework of the ESIL Research Forum, Göttingen, which targets scholars at an early stage of their careers. This year’s … Continue reading

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Blog symposium @ EJIL Talk!

Thrilled by the success and good spirit of our ESIL pre-conference Workshop in Manchester on the UN Global Compacts on Migration and Refugees, the Coordinating Committee is launching a blog symposium on this theme. The UN Global Compacts are at … Continue reading

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Publication – Fundamental Rights Considerations: NGO ships involved in search and rescue in the Mediterranean and criminal investigations

The European Union Fundamental Rights Agency has just published a brief note on the legal aspects of search and rescue in the Mediterranean accompanied by a very useful oversight (at the bottom of their webpage) of NGO activities at sea … Continue reading

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Call for papers: Migration Issues before International Courts and Tribunals

The Department of Law of the University of Naples “Federico II” and the Institute for Research on Innovation and Services for Development of the National Research Council of Italy are working jointly on the analysis of the link between Migration … Continue reading

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