Scientific Publications

Research Reports

The research reports present the intermediate research findings in each of the country under study. They document and analyse the various existing legal and bureaucratic approaches and practices in identifying ‘vulnerable’ migrants seeking protection, and in assessing and addressing their special needs.

Introductory Report on the VULNER Research Report 1 series by Luc Leboeuf | Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology
Research Report on the Legal and Policy Framework and Implementing Practices in Belgium by Sylvie Saroléa, Francesca Raimondo, Zoé Crine | Université catholique de Louvain
Research Report on the Legal and Policy Framework in Canada - by Midori Kaga, Delphine Nakache, Melissa Anderson, François Crépeau, Anthony Delisle, Nicholas Fraser, Edit Frenyó, Anna Purkey, Dagmar Soennecken, Ritika Tanotra | University of Ottawa, McGill University, York University
Research Report on the Legal and Policy Framework and Implementing Practices in Germany by Winfried Kluth, Helene Heuser, Jakob Junghans | Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
Research Report on the Legal and Policy Framework and Implementing Practices in Italy - edited by Sabrina Marchetti and Letizia Palumbo | Ca’Foscari University of Venice
Research Report on the Legal and Policy Framework and Implementing Practices in Lebanon by Chaden El Daif, Maha Shuayb, Maria Maalouf | Centre for Lebanese Studies
Research Report on the Legal and Policy Framework and Implementing Practices in Norway by Hilde Lidén, Jessica Schultz, Erlend Paasche, Helene Wessmann | Institute for Social Research & University of Bergen
Research Report on the Legal and Policy Framework and Implementing Practices in Uganda by Sophie Nakueira | Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology

Journal Articles

Journal article by Jakob Junghans with the title „Der Evaluationsbericht des BAMF zu AnkER-Einrichtungen – Anlass einer Bestandsaufnahme“ is published in the German law journal 'ZAR - Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik', Heft 10, 2021, and is available for access here.
 
Journal article by Jakob Junghans published with the title "Instrumente für einen effektiven Gewaltschutz in Aufnahmeeinrichtungen" in the German law journal Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik (ZAR), Heft 2, 2021, is available here.
Journal article by Winfried Kluth, first published under the title "Die besonderen Bedürfnisse von schutzbedürftigen Personen im System des europäischen und deutschen Migrationsrechts" in the German law journal Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik (ZAR), Heft 4, 2020, is available for download here. An English Version of this article can be found here.

Books

VULNER’s team in Germany, Helene Heuser, Jakob Junghans and Winfried Kluth, recently published The Protection of Vulnerable Persons in Refugee and Migration Law,” (Der Schutz vulnerabler Personen im Flucht-und Migrationsrecht) mapping out the vulnerability assessment mechanisms in Germany. more

Book Chapters

Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, member of the VULNER advisory board, and Letizia Palumbo, VULNER member of the Italian team and leader of the thematic work package on human trafficking, co-wrote the chapter "Vulnerabilità situazionale, genere e diritti umani. Analisi della normativa e della giurisprudenza Italiana e sovranazionale sullo sfruttamento lavorativo" (Situational Vulnerability, Gender and Human Rights. Analysis of Italian and supranational legislation and case law on labour exploitation) in the book "Diritti umani in crisi? - Emergenze, disuguaglianze, esclusioni" (Human Rights in Crisis? - Emergencies, Inequalities, Exclusions).

The publication is in Italian and can be accessed here.
Winfried Kluth and Jakob Junghans, both members of the German VULNER team, have contributed the chapter 'Schutzvorkehrungen für vulnerable Personen im deutschen Ausländerrecht' (Protective Measures for vulnerable People in German Foreigners' Law) to the 'Yearbook on Migration Law of the Federal Republic of Germany' (Jahrbuch des Migrationsrechts für die Bundesrepublik Deutschland).

The chapter is in German and available here.

Blog Posts

Letizia Palumbo, Italian VULNER member and leader on the thematic work package on humnan trafficking, co-authored with Alessandra Corrado the blog post 'Italy's problem is not labout shortages, but a shortage of workers' rights' on OpenDemocracy.
VULNER member Delphine Nakache, leader of the work package on Canada, co-authored with Idil Atak, leader of the work package on Canada at the PROTECT project, the blog post "A Critical Look at Canada's Implementation of the Global Compact for Migration" on the Refugee Law Initiative's blog series.
Luc Leboeuf, VULNER scientific coordinator, contributed the blog entry "Legal Pathways to Protection: Towards a Common and Comprehensive Approach?" as part of a new blog series from the Odysseus academic network on the EU 'New Migration and Asylum Pact', coordinated by Daniel Thym.
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