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International Conference on ‘Migration and Asylum: New Challenges and Opportunities for Europe’

The CEU San Pablo University and the University Institute for European Studies organize an International Conference on ‘Migration and Asylum. New Challenges and Opportunities for Europe’ on 21/22 April 2016 in San Pablo. With thousands of refugees at the European … Continue reading

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Call for papers: Rethinking Forced Migration and Displacement

The 16th conference of IASFM will take place on July 12-15, 2016 at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland. It will be hosted by the Centre for Migration Studies, the Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, and the Faculty of … Continue reading

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New blog: on EU Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy

A new blog has been launched on the EU Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy. The mission of this blog is to provide a critical analysis of recent developments in the immigration and asylum law and policy of the European … Continue reading

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Winter Course: Migration in the margins of Europe

The Institute for Migration & Ethnic Studies (IMES), The Netherlands Institute at Athens, The Netherlands Institute in Turkey, organize together a winter school for Master and PhD on Migration in the margins of Europe: From Istanbul to Athens in January … Continue reading

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Open Letter from International Lawyers on the European Refugee Situation

This Open Letter from International Lawyers on the European Refugee Situation emerged from discussions at the European Society for International Law Conference in Oslo last week. The letter calles upon the EU and European states to, amongst others: meet their obligations of … Continue reading

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Article: Human Rights Violations & Frontex

Publication by a member of the Interest Group by Izabella Majcher As the International Law Association highlights “[power] entails accountability, that is the duty to account for its exercise.” Against this background, Izabella Majcher wrote an  article focusing on the question of … Continue reading

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Event in Brussels on Dublin

The Greens in de European Parliament organize a public conference with the subject ‘Beyond Dublin: Rethinking Europe’s Asylum System’. The event will be held on 3 June 2015 from 15-18.30 in Brussels. It is organized by the MEPs Bodil Ceballos, Ska Keller, Jean Lambert, Judith Sargentini, and Josep-Maria Terricabras. … Continue reading

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Judicial Review of Migrant Detention in Europe: In Search of Effectiveness and Speediness

Nikolaos Sitaropoulos has written a blog about the judicial review of migrant detention in Europe. He writes: “Detention has been highlighted in recent years by a number of international and non-governmental organisations as an ineffective and inefficient tool of migration control employed by … Continue reading

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Report by HRW: Migrants and asylum-seekers abused in France

Asylum seekers and migrants living in destitution in the port city of Calais experience harassment and abuse at the hands of French police, according to Human Rights Watch. The abuses described to Human Rights Watch include beatings and attacks with … Continue reading

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UNHCR: Turkey receives as many Syrian refugees in three days as Europe did in three years

news article On Wednesday 26 September, UNHCR reported that Turkey received 138,000 refugees in three days, which is equivalent to the number of refugees received by Europe in the past three years. Spokesperson for the UNHCR, Melissa Fleming, revealed this … Continue reading

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