Oppenheimer events

13 February, 2015
  • La sfida di Malta - 23 March, 2015
    http://www.rsi.ch/news/mondo/La-sfida-di-Malta-4099835.html
  • Migration, Border Externalization and Access to Humanitarian Protection - 13 April, 2015
    François Crépeau was the keynote speaker at the Tenth Annual Georgetown Law Human Rights Institute Samuel Dash Conference on Human Rights. He shared his expertise as United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of…
  • Mediterranean Migration Crisis - 20 April, 2015
    François Crépeau joined the BBC World News to discuss the best ways for the European Union (EU) to address the Mediterranean migration crisis. Most importantly, the EU should step up the search and rescue efforts…
  • UN expert : rich countries must take in 1 million refugees to stop boat deaths - 22 April, 2015
    UN special rapporteur says inaction is creating a market for people smugglers, adding that world needs to take in a million Syrians over next five years. Wealthy countries should agree on a comprehensive plan to…
  • UN’s François Crépeau on the Refugee Crisis
    François Crépeau, the UN special rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, is urging the west to adopt a global humanitarian plan to resettle refugees and regulate migrant mobility. He spoke to Guardian Australia’s Gabrielle…
  • Resettlement of migrants - 23 April, 2015
    François Crépeau joined the Dutch Radio BNR to discuss the current migration crisis in the Mediterranean and in the European Union (the interview is partly in Dutch). Luister naar BNR Nieuwsradio | BNR Nieuwsradio
  • Trente mille migrants risquent d’être avalés par la Méditerranée en 2015
    Au rythme où les tragédies se succèdent en mer Méditerranée, pas moins de 30 000 migrants désespérés risquent d’être avalés par les flots, d’ici la fin de l’année, en cherchant à atteindre les côtes de…
  • Lendemain du sommet européen sur la problématique des migrants - 24 April, 2015
    Au lendemain du sommet de Bruxelles sur les migrants, nous faisons le bilan des mesures annoncée. François Crépeau, rapporteur spécial de l'ONU sur les droits de l'homme des migrants nous donne sa vision sur la…
  • “Stopper l’immigration est impossible! Voulons-nous la subir ou l’organiser?”
    François Crépeau ne mâche pas ses mots. Rapporteur spécial de l’ONU sur les droits de l’homme des migrants, ce professeur de droit de l’Université McGill, à Montréal, estime que les pays d’Europe sont dans le…
  • What we need to learn from the tragedy in the Mediterranean - 29 April, 2015
    In his day job, François Crépeau is a teacher and researcher. As the Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Professor in Public International Law at the Faculty of Law of McGill University in Montreal, Canada, he researches…
  • EU wants to bomb smugglers’ boats to stop migrant crossings
    The United Nations and European Union are facing off on how to stop the unprecedented number of desperate migrants crossing the Mediterranean in search of a better life. After an emergency meeting in Brussels, the…
  • Safe Passage - 4 May, 2015
    Julius Okoduwa is a strong, healthy-looking thirty-year-old Nigerian man who spends most days standing outside a Carrefour supermarket in the Garbatella neighbourhood of Rome. He says little other than buongiorno or grazie bella or bello…
  • UN expert argues for opening legal channels to migrants - 5 May, 2015
    Francois Crépeau is UN special rapporteur on the human rights of migrants. He says the global north should open its borders and manage migration rather than resisting it. The alternative is more deaths in the…
  • Should Europe open its borders or shore them up? - 11 May, 2015
    OXFORD, 11 May 2015 (IRIN) - This week promises to be an important one for Europe’s response to the migration crisis in the Mediterranean, where more than 1,800 migrants have lost their lives since the…
  • Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies - 12 May, 2015
    François Crépeau was the keynote speaker at the CARFMS Conference of Ryerson University.
  • Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies
    François Crépeau was the keynote speaker at the CARFMS conference of Ryerson University.
  • François Crépeau at the Labour Migration Academy - 22 May, 2015
    François Crépeau was a speaker at the Labour Migration Academy in Turin, an event organised by the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organisation.
  • Les Migrants - 28 May, 2015
    Pourquoi de plus en plus de migrants traversent-ils la Méditerranée? Qui doit trouver des solutions? François Crépeau, rapporteur spécial de l'ONU pour les droits des migrants en parle avec Michel Doucet à l'émission Format libre…
  • UK risks following Nazi example on human rights, UN expert claims - 31 May, 2015
    British withdrawal from the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) would risk following the example of Nazi Germany, a senior UN representative has claimed. The Conservatives have threatened to withdraw from the ECHR if necessary…
  • Facts & Figures: Refugees - 6 June, 2015
    François Crépeau was interviewed by the EenVandaag for their reportage (in Dutch) on refugees in Europe.