Internationalizing the Academic Debate on Migration and International Law

Seven academics met on September 8-9th in Johannesburg, South Africa for the first step in establishing a research network on migration and international law in Africa, the Middle East and Turkey. The researchers come from Université Hassan II in Casablanca (Morocco), Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar (Senegal), Notre Dame University-Louaize in Lebanon, Süleyman Demirel…

Myanmar human rights

Statelessness Workshop Held in Myanmar

Over 14 million people live in Myanmar without civil documentation. This is why RWI recently facilitated a workshop on the right to citizenship and civil documentation in Myanmar. It focused on research findings from fieldwork conducted within Mandalay region. The workshop, hosted by Mandalay University, was attended by representatives from each of the eighteen law…

These are the Potential Human Rights Implications of Last Night’s EU Deal on Migration

EU Summit Leaders reached a migration deal last night in Brussels. However many of the details are murky. Matthew Scott, head of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s People on the Move team, provides a quick take on the potential consequences of the deal. “Amongst the conclusions of last night’s European Council meeting was the decision to…

Why We Need to Know More About Cooperative Migration Control Policies

Annick Pijnenburg is a new visiting PhD researcher at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. She comes from Tilburg University in the Netherlands, where she is doing her PhD under the supervision of Conny Rijken and with Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen as co-supervisor. Her project is titled “At the Frontiers of State Responsibility: do cooperative migration control policies reach beyond the…