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Conference on Human Security, Asylum and the EU

July 4, The Hague (the Netherlands) Using Human Security as a Legal Framework to analyse the Common European Asylum System The conference is the second event falling within the current CLEER (Centre for the Law of EU External Relations) research project … Continue reading

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Report on our own event ‘Heading to Europe’

“People Will Come No Matter What” On 16 May 2014, the Interest Group on Migration and Refugee Law of the European Society of International Law, in close cooperation with the Centre for Migration Law of the Radboud University Nijmegen and … Continue reading

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Book (free) on gender related asylum claims in Europe

books The European Parliament and the Directorate-General for Internal Policies of the Union have issued a free publication on gender related asylum claims. The study comprises nine EU member states (France, Belgium, Hungary, Italy, Malta, Romania, Spain, Sweden and the UK) … Continue reading

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Statelessness within the EU and on the international agenda

Publication by a member of the Interest Group by Tamás Molnár Our member Tamás Molnár has written two publications on statelessness: a report on the Expert Meeting on Statelessness within the European Partnership Panel on Migration and Asylum, and an … Continue reading

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Seminar: Refugee Diasporas as Development Actors

The European Council on Refugees and Exiles, the Danish Refugee Council and the Maastricht University Graduate School of Governance/UNU MERIT will organize a seminar on the involvement of diasporas in development cooperation. The aim is to gain more understanding on … Continue reading

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New Implementing Regulation sets out detailed rules regarding application Dublin III

news article A new Implementing Regulation has entered into force providing detailed rules for the application of the Dublin III Regulation, which entered into force in July 2013 and replaces the Dublin II Regulation. The Recitals of the Implementing Regulation … Continue reading

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Swiss vote to introduce limits on immigration from EU

news article On 9 February 2014, Swiss voters narrowly approved a referendum that would limit the number of persons who would be allowed to migrate to Switzerland. The outcome obliges the government to turn the ‘Stop mass immigration’ initiative, spearheaded … Continue reading

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European Parliament: Migration policies should not prevent undocumented migrant women from accessing their fundamental rights

news article On 4 February 2014, the European Parliament adopted a non-legislative resolution on ‘Undocumented women migrants in the European Union’, in which it calls on EU Member States to allow undocumented women migrants to enjoy their fundamental rights regardless of … Continue reading

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New ECtHR Judgment on Risk of Inhuman or Degrading Treatment Upon Return of Sudanese Political Opponent

News item On 7 January 2014, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) ruled that he deportation from Switzerland of a political opponent of the Sudanese government to Sudan would expose him to a risk of ill-treatment contrary to Article … Continue reading

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Turkey and EU seek to improve cooperation on borders

News article This week, Turkey and the European Union signed a deal – the EU-Turkey readmission agreement – to establish, on the basis of reciprocity, procedures for the rapid and orderly readmission of the persons having entered on the other … Continue reading

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