VULNER kick-off workshop

February 20, 2020
On 20 February 2020, a workshop was organized at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology to launch the VULNER research project. Discussions during the workshop addressed the key methodologies and concepts that will support the implementation phase of the project. more


On Thursday, May 27 at 18:00 CET, we organized the webinar 'Understanding Vulnerability in International Human Rights Law'.
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On Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 15:00 - 16:00 CET, we organized the webinar 'Bridging Legal and Empirical Research Methods in Migration Research - What are the Challenges?'
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On Monday, June 29 at 15:00 – 16:00 (Berlin time), we organized a webinar on 'COVID-19 and Border Closures: How are Vulnerable Migrants Affected?' Watch it online here. more

High-Level Expert Meetings

VULNER’s first high-level expert meeting took place on October 22, 2020 from 14:00 - 16:00 CET organized by Population Europe. During this online meeting VULNER partners Hilde Lidén, leader of the work package on Norway, and Sylvie Sarolea, leader of the work package on Belgium, presented their research findings on the hearing and interview process for unaccompanied minors to selected experts.
Based on the outcomes of this high-level expert meeting the policy brief Vulnerabilities Beyond Age - Filling the gaps in asylum hearing procedures for unaccompanied minors is providing five key policy recommendations to ensure children's rights and agency are fulfilled during the asylum process.
The policy brief is part of Population Europe's policy brief series "Population & Policy Compact" and available here.


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