The relationship between the principle of effectiveness and protection of fundamental rights in the EU Migration Law KU Leuven
The concern for the ’effectiveness’ of EU law, which is one of the key driving forces of the EU legal order, has been often perceived by academics as an impediment for the generous application of fundamental rights in the Area of Freedom Security and Justice. Yet, the recent case law of the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) in the field of Asylum Law indicates that in some circumstances, especially when applied in conjunction with the right ...
International Migration and Refugee Law Moot Court Competition Ghent University
The first International Migration and Refugee Law Moot Court Competition was organized by the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in 2019. The Ghent University team won the first edition and will organize the next edition in March 2022 (after postponement due to Covid in 2020). A moot court simulates a court hearing, (i.e. an appeal against a negative decision regarding an international application) in which participants file a legal submission, ...
Conference on the impact of so-called U+2018externalisationU+2019 in migration policies on transit countries mainly in Africa, with a focus on the external dimension of EU migration policy and its nexus with development cooperation, and on socio-legal research.
The initiative will include a keynote speech, four panels, a PhD masterclass and a side-event organised by a development cooperation partner.
Foreign national prisoners facing expulsion. The percolation of migration law enforcement into sentence implementation decision-making on release in Belgium. Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Nation states have adopted penal early release procedures for foreign national prisoners (FNPs) that are linked to migration law enforcement, though to differing degree. Additionally, FNPs are prioritized for expulsion and subjected to further administrative detention and lengthy entry bans under migration law due to their criminal law violations.
Despite the emerging intertwining of criminal and migration law ...
The point of (no) return? An ethnographic study of forced removal practices in immigration detention centres. Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Implementation of article 80 TFUE on the principle of solidarity and fair sharing of responsibility, including its financial implications, between the member states in the field of border checks, asylum and immigration. University of Antwerp
Just Passing Through? Transit Migration in the Low Countries, 1780 -1870 Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Research on the domain of labour law, social security law and law concerning the civil servants. University of Antwerp
Globalisation and the ensuing flows of immigration have led to a significant cultural diversification of Western societies, including Belgium. Since legal norms are, to a certain extent, based on the cultural standards of dominant societal groups, their sustainability in a multicultural society is being increasingly challenged. Contract law constitutes a particularly interesting legal challenge in multicultural societies. Although parties to ...