Scientific Publications

Research Reports

Research reports will document the research findings from all the research teams involved. They will give a clear overview of the various existing legal and policy approaches in dealing with ‘vulnerable’ migrants seeking protection and of their concrete effects on the ground, and seek to identify best practices.

An empirical examination of the implementation practices of aid workers and state actors in Uganda by Sophie Nakueira | Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology
Research Report 2020 on the Identification and Assistance of Vulnerable Persons in Asylum and Reception Procedures and Humanitarian Admission
by Winfried Kluth, Helene Heuser, Jakob Junghans | Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
Legal and Policy Framework and Implementing Practices - edited by Sabrina Marchetti and Letizia Palumbo | Ca’Foscari University of Venice more
Research Report on the Policy Framework - 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 more
by Chaden El Daif, Maha Shuayb, Maria Maalouf | Centre for Lebanese Studies

Journal Articles

Published Article

May 06, 2021
Junghans, J., "Instrumente für einen effektiven Gewaltschutz in Aufnahmeeinrichtungen", Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik, Heft 2, 2021, available here. more

Published Paper

June 09, 2020
Kluth, W., "Die besonderen Bedürfnisse von schutzbedürftigen Personen im System des europäischen und deutschen Migrationsrechts", Zeitschrift für Ausländerrecht und Ausländerpolitik, Heft 4, 2020, available here. An English Version of this article can be found here. more


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

Protective Measures for vulnerable People in German Aliens Law

Blog Posts

Italy’s problem is not labour shortages, but a shortage of workers’ rights

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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