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EU Pact on Migration and Asylum: Conversation with European Commission Vice President Schinas

Date: 22 April 2021

Time: 14:00-15:00 (BST)

Venue: Online

Event Details

This event will involve a conversation between Margaritis Schinas, Vice-President for Promoting our European Way of Life, European Commission and Professors Vincent Chetail and Elspeth Guild about the current proposals as part of the European Pact on migration and Asylum which was announced by the European Commission at the end of 2020.

As migration dynamics continue to evolve, migrants and refugees continue to struggle to access protection in Europe and as the EU forges ahead with negotiations on how best to address this phenomenon, this event will include a keynote address by the European Commission Vice President and responses to the address and the proposals more broadly by leading migration and refugee law experts.

Chairs:

  • Dr Jean-Pierre Gauci, British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL)
  • Dr Maria Varaki, King's College London


Keynote speaker:

Margaritis Schinas, Vice-President for Promoting our European Way of Life, European Commission

Discussants:

  • Professor Elspeth Guild, Jean Monnet Professor ad personam, Queen Mary University of London
  • Professor Vincent Chetail, Professor of International Law, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

 
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This event is co-sponsored by the War Crimes Research Group in the Department of War Studies and the Society, Culture and Law Research Theme in the School of Security Studies, King's College London.

CPD Information

This event offers the equivalent of 1 CPD hour.

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