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Hard Protection through Soft Courts?

Monday 28 June 2021Add to my calendar
15:30 to
Zoom meeting
Paul Minderhoud, Cathryn Costello, Marieke van Eik, Elspeth Guild and Karin Zwaan

This webinar addresses Non-Refoulement Protection and the UN-committees.

Time reference is Central European Time (= London time plus 1 hour)

Monday, 28 June 2021 ZOOM meeting
15:30 - 15:35 Welcome Paul Minderhoud
Radboud University and Utrecht Universtiy

Part 1
15:35 - 16:15

Non-Refoulement Protection and the UN-committees

15:35 - 15:55 Hard Protection through Soft Courts? Non-Refoulement Before the United Nations Treaty Bodies? (pdf, 787 kB) (pdf)

Cathryn Costello
Hertie School, Berlin

15:55 - 16:15 Urgency in Expulsion Cases Before the UN-Committees (pdf, 179 kB) (pdf)

Karin Zwaan
Radboud University

16:15 - 16:25 Coffe break
Part 2
16:25 - 17:05
Non-refoulement Protection and the UN-Committees; Second Best?
16:25 - 16:45 A Practioners Perspective: Hard Law through Soft Courts? The Forum Choice Marieke van Eik
Prakken d’Oliveira, Human Rights Lawyers, Amsterdam
16:45 - 17:05 The Datafication of Mobility in the Schengen Area: Information Systems, Human Rights and the Risky Foreigner (pdf, 183 kB) (pdf) Elspeth Guild
Radboud University & Queen Mary, London
17:05 - 17:15 Discussion
17:15 Closing

Please Register before 20 June 2021 by sending an email to cmr@jur.ru.nl
Subsequently, you will receive a link to the webinar.

After registration you will also receive, for personal use, two publications on the topic of this seminar:

  • Başak Çalı, Cathryn Costello and Stewart Cunningham, Hard Protection through Soft Courts? Non-Refoulement before the United Nations Treaty Bodies, German Law Journal (2020), 21, pp. 355–384.
  • Karin Zwaan: Chapter 5: Urgency in Expulsion Cases Before the European Court of Human Rights and the UNCommittees: A Bird’s Eye View, in: Eva Rieter and Karin Zwaan (eds), Urgency and Human Rights. The
    Protective Potential and Legitimacy of Interim Measures, Den Haag: Asser Press 2021.p. 135-160.

This event is part of CIMIS (Citizenship, Migration and Security), the CMR’s  Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence work programme 2018-2021. CIMIS is funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union (contract number 599736-EPP-1-2018-1-NL-EPPJMO-COE)

Phone number
+31 24 3612087

Registration: Send an email to our secretariat, mrs Babette Janssen