Peace and Security Salon: Irregular Migration to Europe and Human Rights
The Peace Palace Library has the pleasure to invite you for the second Peace and Security Salon on irregular migration to Europe. The Salon is part of a new lecture series of the Peace Palace Library on Peace and Security issues. The salon will discuss the migration policy and the human rights of migrants from a European perspective. The focus will be on the legal, political and sociological challenges of managing irregular migration to Europe.
The Salon will take place in an informal setting with room for discussion. The language will be English. Please note that the number of seats is limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Professor Thomas Spijkerboer Professor of Migration Law at VU University Amsterdam
Christel Oomen Specialist in Migration Policy, Research, Development, and Monitoring and Evaluation at Farsight
Marcin-Antoni Pruss Policy officer of the European Commission, D-G Migration and Home Affairs
Lisa-Marie Komp PhD researcher at Bucerius Law School Hamburg and attorney at law GMW Advocaten
Lisa-Marie Komp is a PhD candidate at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg within the Network for Civil Security Law in Europe. She is currently conducting her research at the Free University Amsterdam as a visiting scholar. Lisa-Marie’s research focuses on migration by sea and more specifically on State obligations towards migrants and asylum seekers at sea from a security perspective. Next to her research Lisa-Marie works as an attorney at law in Dutch civil law. Furthermore, Lisa-Marie is a founding and organizing member of the Interest Group on Migration and Refugee Law of the European Society of International Law.
Time: Thursday 15 October 2015, 19.30 – 22.30 hrs (doors open at 18.30)
Venue: Peace Palace, Academy Building
Entrance fee: € 7.50