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Introduction to EU Asylum and Migration Law

Date

18 Nov 2021 to 19 Nov 2021

Address

European Centre for Judges and Lawyers (ECJL)
  Luxembourg
Luxembourg

Section

Global Europe

Event Description

About this course

The primary objective of the training is to explain the policy considerations and legal concepts related to asylum law as developed in the European Union’s Area of Freedom Security and Justice. The course primarily aims to examine the core principles, concepts and some EU specific institutions related to asylum and refugee law as evolved in the EU’s Common European Asylum System (CEAS). This will be complemented with an introduction to policy considerations and legal concepts related to regular and irregular migration. The training will explain the challenges of policy formulation and regulation of asylum matters and t is within this context the training seeks to specifically address the EU’s new legislative and policy responses to the current ‘migration crises’. A crises which does not simply pose a challenge in itself but also entail much broader questions about Europe’s future, identity and responsibility.

Course methodology/highlights:

The course provides an introduction to EU law and policy on migration and asylum, participation does not require prior knowledge or preparation is needed. The course is based on presentations, guided learning and facilitated discussions.

 

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