Short documentary by Charles Kleiber (in French)
22 April, 2016

Nous vous recommandons le visionnement de cet excellent court-métrage réalisé par Charles Kleiber, disponible sur Vimeo. Vous pouvez également visionner la bande-annonce ci-dessous:

Première mise en oeuvre de l’accord de renvoi de migrants en Turquie

La Radio Télévision Suisse - ''Tout un monde''
5 April, 2016

Trois bateaux turcs ont ramené lundi en Turquie 202 migrants clandestins débarqués en Grèce, tandis que 43 Syriens étaient envoyés de Turquie dans l’Union européenne (UE). Il s’agissait là d’une répétition générale de la mise en oeuvre de l’accord controversé entre l’UE et la Turquie. Interview de François Crépeau, rapporteur spécial des Nations unies sur les droits de l’homme des migrants, à l’émission ”Tout un monde”:

Cliquez ici pour écouter l’émission sur la page officielle de ”Tout un monde”.


Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships

Arnold & Blema Steinberg Post-Doctoral Fellowships in International Migration Law and Policy
3 April, 2016

The vision and generosity of the Steinberg Foundation is at the heart of this new and exciting Fellowship opportunity.  The Centre for Human Rights & Legal Pluralism of the Faculty of Law at McGill University is delighted to be able to offer two Postdoctoral Research Fellowships beginning in the 2016-2017 academic year.

The Postdoctoral Research Fellowships will be funded by the Arnold and Blema Steinberg Foundation and the appointment(s) shall be for an initial duration of one year with a possibility of renewal for one more year. The Postdoctoral Fellow(s) will work as part of a research team in collaboration with the Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law and the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism (CHRLP) under the leadership and supervision of Professor François Crépeau, Professor at the Faculty of Law, Director of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, and the U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants.

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A Human Rights and Ethical Lens on Security and Human Dignity: The Case Study of Syrian Asylum Seekers

by Francesca Vietti & Roberto Franzini Tibaldeo
1 April, 2016

The article tackles the plural and evolving concepts of security by analysing their relation to human rights and ethics. Although the general impression is that seldom the security discourse is associated with the respect of human rights and ethics, at least from a theoretical point of view security is indeed intertwined with those normative features (first thesis). Moreover, ethics and human rights can be valuably and usefully employed to clarify issues related to security and eventually to suggest improvements in the political management of security issues (second thesis). We argue our theses by focusing on a case study of particular relevance to the present day debate on security: the Syrian asylum seekers headed to Europe. In our ethical and human rights enquiry into this case study we consider multiple aspects related to security (‘de jure’ or normative, ‘de facto’ and perceptive-societal) and the interpretative lens provided by ethics and human rights sheds light on the crucial and manifold centrality played by the notion of human dignity.

Click here to read the full article.

Click here to read the abstract of the article “Caught in the crossfire, the impact of foreign fighters on IDPs, refugees and asylum seekers” by Francesca Vietti and Mike Bisi, published in the book “Foreign Fighters under International Law and Beyond”.