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Call for papers: human security and migration

7th Graz Workshop on the Future of Security BLURRING BOUNDARIES : HUMAN SECURITY AND MIGRATION 26-27 November 2015 | University of Graz, Austria Threats to human security and the phenomenon of migration are interconnected, multi-layered and occur along different lines … Continue reading

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Call for papers: Undesirable and Unreturnable

On 25-26 January 2016, the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London, will host an international conference entitled ‘Undesirable and Unreturnable? Policy challenges around excluded asylum-seekers and other migrants suspected of serious criminality but who cannot be removed’. This international conference initiates reflection … Continue reading

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Call for papers: Migration and Asylum Law section of the SLS Annual Conference

The Migration and Asylum Law section of the 2015 SLS Annual Conference, which will be held at the University of York from Tuesday 1st September – Friday 4th September, is now calling for papers to be submitted. The Migration Law section will meet in the … Continue reading

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Conference: ‘Migration on the Margins: Exploring Constructions of the “Illegitimate Migrant”‘

The Oxford Migration Studies Society is organising the Annual Migration Conference to be held at University of Oxford on May 15th and 16th 2015. The theme for this year is, “Migration on the Margins: Exploring constructions of the ‘illegitimate migrant’.” Debates on migration often attempt to … Continue reading

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“Migrants’ and children’s rights need better protection in the Netherlands”

news Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, released a report after his visit to the Netherlands, stating that “The Netherlands has a solid human rights protection system, but in practice there are shortcomings, in particular as concerns … Continue reading

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Israeli Supreme Court orders closing detention center. Again.

The Israeli High Court of Justice ordered the state on Monday to close the Holot detention facility for asylum seekers within 90 days, a dramatic decision that marked the first time the court has ever struck down two versions of … Continue reading

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Migrants’ voting at the local level is a human right

publication by a member of the Interest Group by Nikolaos Sitaropoulos According to a recent study, only 15 of the 28 EU member states allow categories of resident migrants (‘third country nationals’) to participate in local elections. Four of these states … 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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Conference on ‘Boat Refugees’ and Migrants at Sea (London)

Registration is now open for the Conference ‘”Boat Refugees” and Migrants at Sea: A Comprehensive Approach – Integrating Maritime Security with Human Rights’, to be held on 23-24 June at Senate House, London. This conference aims to comprehensively address the … 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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