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. Recently, … Continue reading » “Cooperative Migration Control Policies”Continue readingMore Tag
Two researchers from the Raoul Wallenberg Institute recently presented at and co-organised a seminar on how to understand the so called refugee crisis and what claims of crisis produces in terms of politics and public opinion.Continue readingMore Tag
Members of the academic community from around the world have expressed their concern with a bill the Hungarian Parliament is set to vote on that would limit the activities of organizations involved with refugee and migration issues. RWI Director Morten … Continue reading » “RWI Condemns “Stop Soros” Bill”Continue readingMore Tag
Amalia Sofia is a visiting researcher at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. She works as a PhD student and researcher at the Graduate Institute of Public Administration at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland.
She is currently writing the parts of … Continue reading » “One-On-One With a PhD Researcher”Continue readingMore Tag
A large group of leading international law academics in Europe, including RWI’s director and head of research, are calling today for Italy to cease its policy of promoting, directing and enforcing returns to Libya with immediate effect after Italian authorities … Continue reading » “Italy in Violation of International Law, Lawyers Say”Continue readingMore Tag
You are welcome to a seminar arranged by the Pufendorf IAS ́s ASG CRISIS, organised by RWI’s Research Director, Thomas Gammeltoft Hansen, and Professor Mo Hamza at Lund University, discussing the conceptions and epistemologies of the word … Continue reading » “Conceptions and Epistemologies of “Crisis” in Regard to Disasters, Migration and Refugees”Continue readingMore Tag
We recently convened a workshop on refugee decision-making in first countries of asylum in Istanbul with leading academics and researchers.
The concept of a first country of asylum is in itself problematic, as it suggests a degree of safety, including … Continue reading » “Let’s Try to Understand the Decisions of Refugees”Continue readingMore Tag
The last round of high-level dialogues on the new UN agreement on refugees is currently taking place at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. The Global Compact for Refugees, as the agreement is formally called, is the UN’s principal response … Continue reading » “High-Level Dialogues on UN Agreement on Refugees Taking Place in Geneva”Continue readingMore Tag
In September of 2016, in response to the large movements of refugees and migrants around the world, the UN General Assembly held its first ever summit dedicated to this topic.
The outcome was the New York Declaration for Refugees and … Continue reading » “New Working Paper Explores Still-In-Process Global Agreement on Migration”Continue readingMore Tag