Vulnerabilities Under the Global Protection Regime

How Does the Law Assess, Address, Shape and Produce the Vulnerabilities of the Protection Seekers?
Legal and policy instruments at the global and European level increasingly emphasize the need to address the specific needs of vulnerable migrants. But what does it mean to be vulnerable? The aim of the VULNER project is to investigate this question through field studies in selected refugee settlements in Europe (Belgium, Germany, Italy, and Norway), Africa (Uganda and South Africa), the Middle East (Lebanon), and North America (Canada). [...]

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World Refugee Day Blog Series

According to the UN Refugee Agency, there were 26.4 million refugees worldwide in 2020. Further reflection is needed to ensure that on the international, EU and national levels we continue to improve the protections in place for these individuals. In honor of World Refugee Day, Erlend Paasche, VULNER member at the Insitute for Social Research, along with researchers from our sister projects PROTECT and Asile, came together to reflect upon the state of international protection in 2021...

Join our VULNER Team

June 11, 2021
Our VULNER partner, the Secretariat of Population Europe, is looking for a Project Coordinator with a focus on science communication (m/f/d) within the framework of two European Commission-funded projects in the field of migration policy.

The deadline is 7 July 2021. Find more information here...

World Refugee Day Blog Series

According to the UN Refugee Agency, there were 26.4 million refugees worldwide in 2020. Further reflection is needed to ensure that on the international, EU and national levels we continue to improve the protections in place for these individuals. In honor of World Refugee Day, Chaden El Daif, VULNER member at the Centre for Lebanese Studies, along with researchers from our sister projects PROTECT and Asile, came together to reflect upon the state of international protection in 2021.

Webinar Recording

June 07, 2021
On Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 18:00 - 19:00 CET, we organized the webinar "Understanding Vulnerability in International Human Rights Law".

Watch it online.

Webinar

May 04, 2021
We are pleased to invite you to join our upcoming webinar 'Understanding Vulnerability in International Human Rights Law' on Thursday, 27 May at 18:00 – 19:00 (CET), where Francesca Ippolito, VULNER advisory board member, will present the results of her comprehensive study on the uses of 'vulnerability' by the European Court of Human Rights and UN human rights monitoring bodies.

Sign up for the event here: https://bit.ly/3tldo3e

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