Events

EU New Pact on Migration and Asylum, online workshop, 23 November 2020
On the occasion of the EU New Pact on Migration and Asylum, the working group Migration & Borders of the NNHRR organized an online workshop together with migration scholars from Tilburg University. Several elements of the proposals were discussed, which we turned into knowledge clips. The knowledge clips are made publicly available and may be shared by referring to the author and the website of our working group. The views and opinions expressed in the knowledge clips are those of the respective authors.

Returns and the role of Frontex
Mariana Gkliati is a researcher at Leiden University.

Externalization and third country cooperation
Annick Pijnenburg is a lecturer in international and European law at Radboud University Nijmegen and PhD researcher at Tilburg University. Lynn Hillary is a PhD candidate at the Open University.

External border procedure and pre-entry screening
Conny Rijken is professor of Human Trafficking and Globalisation at Tilburg Law School, Tilburg University.

Legal pathways
Tihomir Sabchev is a PhD candidate at Utrecht University School of Law.

Solidarity and racism
Mariangela Veikou is a researcher at Tilburg Law School, Tilburg University.

Labour migration, low-skilled migrant workers and human trafficking
Amy Weatherburn is a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for European Law and Institute for European Studies at the Université Libre de Bruxelles.

Legal Pathways for Refugees to Europe: Humanitarian and University Corridors - Online Webinar, 30 June 2020 
This Webinar was organised in the framework of NNHRR annual ‘Toogdag’. Its main focus was on two recent innovations in EU migration governance – privately sponsored humanitarian corridors for refugees to Europe on the one hand, and university corridors for refugees, on the other. The role of faith organisations, local communities, universities and local governments in opening safe and legal pathways to Europe was in the center of the discussion. You can access below the audio recordings of the Webinar, along with the PowerPoint presentations of each of the four speakers.

Prof. Jan De Volder (KU Leuven, Sant’Egidio). The Humanitarian Corridors: A good practice of safe and legal pathways and integration. (audio)
PPT Presentation

Andrea Pecoraro (UNHCR Italy). The University Corridors for Refugees: A pilot complementary pathways experience in Italy. (audio)
PPT presentation

Yohannes Sisay Molla (University of Bologna). My experience as a University Corridors student. (audio)
PPT presentation

Prof. Barbara Oomen (Utrecht University/University College Roosevelt). Local authorities and legal pathways to Europe. (audio)
PPT presentation

Q&A session with all speakers (audio)


Lecture Tineke Strik, 18 October 2019
On 18 October 2019 Tineke Strik, Associate Professor in Migration Law at Radboud University Nijmegen and Member of the European Parliament (GreenLeft) gave a lecture, “The external dimension of EU asylum and migration policy: bridging science, politics and practice.”. The lecture took place at the T.M.C. Asser Institute at 16.00 on Friday, 18 October in The Hague and was followed by a reception. Both the lecture and the reception are open to academics, researchers, and policy makers.
It was preceded by a PhD Meet & Greet at 15.00 with Tineke Strik, where the junior members of the NNHRR had the unique opportunity to ask direct questions and discuss with her about her experience in a more informal setting.