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Noemi Magugliani

Biography Dr. Noemi Magugliani is a Research Fellow in Anti-trafficking Law and Policy at BIICL. Noemi holds a PhD in Law from the National University of Ireland Galway, where they conducted research that focussed on trafficked adult men, gendered constructions of vulnerability, and access to protection. Noemi also holds an LLM in International Human Rights Law and Policy from University College Cork and a BA in International Relations from the University of Milan. Beyond their work at the…

Human Rights and IHL+2

Jean-Pierre Gauci

Biography Dr. Jean-Pierre Gauci is Senior Research Fellow in Public International Law and Director of Teaching and Training at BIICL. Recruited in 2014 as a research coordinator for the British Influences on International Law Project, his role was extended to that of research fellow in August 2015 and associate senior research fellow in 2017. Jean-Pierre holds a PhD in Law from King's College London with research that focused on trafficking based asylum claims. He also holds a Doctor of Laws…

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Rosana Garciandia

Biography Dr Rosana Garciandia is Research Fellow in Labour Exploitation and Human Rights at BIICL. She conducts research on the international law response to human rights challenges, including labour exploitation and all contemporary forms of slavery. Her focus is on the responsibility of States and businesses, and on the potential of existing human rights mechanisms to protect victims from abuses. Rosana is also a Visiting Lecturer in Public International Law at King's College London. Prior…

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Annie Duncan

Biography Annie Duncan is a Research Assistant on the determinants of Anti-Trafficking Law and Policy. She is completing an MSc in Migration, Mobility & Development Studies at SOAS, University of London. With a particular focus on trafficking, her research interests cover migration, conflict, international development, poverty alleviation, and gender. She holds an MA in Translation & Interpreting Studies, a BA in Social Inquiry, and a BA in International Studies. Person - Contact…

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Iris Anastasiadou

Biography Iris Anastasiadou joined BIICL as a Research Assistant in Public International Law and Migration in January 2020. She is participating in the Migrants at Sea Project, as well as the Integration of Migrants in Medium/Small Cities and Rural areas in Europe. She is also participating in the team to address current pandemic developments Iris holds an LLM from University College London (UCL) and an LLB from the University of York. Her master's thesis focused on cyber-attacks and the rules…

Law of the Sea+1

Short Course: Public International Law in Practice

EVENTS Short Course: Public International Law in Practice Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Event Details The Public International Law in Practice course offers a dynamic introduction into applied public international law from the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. The programme focuses…

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Short Course: International Migration and Refugee Law

EVENTS Short Course: International Migration and Refugee Law Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location      Event Details This course offers a unique overview of International Migration and Refugee Law, linking theory and practice to allow participants to gain a meaningful understanding of the law and…

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HRDD Forum: Covid-19 and Value Chains: Three recent studies

EVENTS HRDD Forum: Covid-19 and Value Chains: Three recent studies Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location    Event Details At this thematic session, speakers will present their recent findings on the impact of Covid-19 in value chains, all the way from the agricultural fields, through the garment supply…

Business and Human Rights+4

The Non-Punishment Principle in Trafficking In Persons

BIICL is delighted to be working with the International Bar Association (IBA) on a new research project on the application of the non-punishment principle in law and practice across different jurisdictions.  The overall goal of the project is to provide concrete recommendations towards improving the legislative provision and practical implementation of the non-punishment principle. The project will also develop a pilot multi-disciplinary program to build the capacity of lawyers…

Human Rights and IHL+2

Inter-State Complaints in International Human Rights Law

EVENTS Inter-State Complaints in International Human Rights Law Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Event Details The possibility to complain about the violation of human rights before a supra-national body is an essential element towards the effective implementation of international human rights law. Beyond…

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Human Rights Responsibilities of Multi-National Enterprises Working in the Tourism and Hospitality Sector in Cuba

Companies, including foreign companies, operating in the tourism and hospitality sector in Cuba have the responsibility to respect the human rights of workers. This includes the duty to set up policies and due diligence processes to assess the risk of labour exploitation in their supply chains, to identify exploitation cases, and to take steps to ensure access to remedy for those workers whose rights may have been abused. States where those companies are domiciled also have obligations…

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When Private Vessels Rescue Migrants and Refugees

Policy Notes Theme 6: Advocating for improved protection responses  When Private Vessels Rescue Migrants and Refugees A Roadmap for Advocacy, Policy Development, and Programming Protection in Mixed Movements along the Central and Western Mediterranean Routes 2021 is an edited volume that presents key recommendations from more than 40 researchers, protection actors, policy-makers and people with a displacement experience from North, West, East and the Horn of Africa as well as Europe…

Human Rights and IHL+1

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

EVENTS EU Pact on Migration and Asylum: Conversation with European Commission Vice President Schinas Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Image courtesy of European Parliament    Event Details This event will involve a conversation between Margaritis Schinas, Vice-President for Promoting our European…

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Short Course: Public International Law in Practice

EVENTS Short Course: Public International Law in Practice Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location     Course Details The Public International Law in Practice course offers a dynamic introduction into applied public international law from the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. The…

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When Private Vessels Rescue Migrants: Legal Implications

EVENTS When Private Vessels Rescue Migrants: Legal Implications Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location This event is part of the Maritime Search and Rescue: Responsibilities and Implications Project funded by: Event Details The past 2 decades have seen growing numbers of migrants, and would-be asylum seekers,…

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BIICL publishes new report: When Private Vessels Rescue Migrants and Refugees

BIICL is delighted to launch a new report: When Private Vessels Rescue Migrants and Refugees: A Mapping of Legal Considerations.  The report, which is the main output of a Mirpuri Foundation funded research project, explores the law around search and rescue particularly from the perspective of private vessels. It does so by undertaking a systemic analysis of how the UNGP's Second Pillar principles apply in the rescue context and by highlighting the commercial implications of search and…

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When Private Vessels Rescue Migrants and Refugees: A Mapping of Legal Considerations

BIICL is delighted to launch a new report entitled: When Private Vessels Rescue Migrants and Refugees: A Mapping of Legal Considerations. The report, which is the main output of a Mirpuri Foundation funded research project, explores the law around search and rescue particularly from the perspective of private vessels. The report is organised as follows: Setting the context The Obligation to Rescue Human Rights Responsibilities Commercial Implications Recommendations Publication…

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Human Trafficking and COVID-19: What Next?

Introduction    COVID-19 has impacted every aspect of life. Anti-trafficking efforts are no exception. Earlier this summer BIICL hosted a webinar entitled 'Human Trafficking and COVID-19: What Next?'.   The discussion, chaired by Silvia Scarpa, brought together leading anti-trafficking experts: Marika McAdam, Ryzsard Piotrowicz, Parosha Chandran and Tomoya Obokata.  This blog contains 5 key take away points from the event Publication - Download…

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Refugee Rights Across Regions: A Comparative Overview of Legislative Good Practices in Latin America and the EU

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has identified a number of legislative good practices in Latin American asylum and refugee laws. At the same time, academics and policy-makers have long called for cross-regional comparative analyses of policies and laws to allow different regions to learn from each other's best practices. In this article, we compare refugee legislations of Latin American countries with European Union protection standards based on…

Migration

Virtual Course: Public International Law in Practice

ONLINE Virtual Course: Public International Law in Practice Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location Course Details The  Public International Law in Practice course offers a dynamic introduction into applied public international law from the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. The programme…

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Short Course: Public International Law in Practice

EVENTS Short Course: Public International Law in Practice Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location     Event details Short Course Public International Law in Practice offers a dynamic introduction into applied public international law from the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. The…

Arbitration+5

Protecting Education in Conflict

EVENTS Protecting Education in Conflict Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location     Event Details Education is not only an important end in itself; it enables access to other human rights, to meaningful participation in society, and to the promotion of universal respect for the dignity of all. This is…

Human Rights and IHL+1

Human Trafficking and COVID-19: What Next?

WEBINAR Human Trafficking and COVID-19: What Next? Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location   140720 recording of Human Trafficking and COVID-19: What Next? Event Details COVID-19 has impacted all areas of life and human trafficking is no exception. Early research and data indicate that COVID has a strong…

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COVID-19: Impacts on Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking

BIICL is undertaking a project assessing the impacts of COVID-19 on efforts to combat human trafficking around the world. The aims of the project are twofold: to take stock of the gaps COVID-19 has created in anti-human trafficking law and policy, and to propose solutions for how those gaps can be filled in the coming months and years. While early research suggests that COVID-19 will greatly exacerbate vulnerability to human trafficking, financial and other resources allocated to anti-trafficking…

COVID-19+1

Integration of migrants in middle and small cities and in rural areas in Europe

This report on the 'Integration of migrants in middle and small cities and in rural areas in Europe', authored by Arthur Watts Senior Research Fellow Jean-Pierre Gauci, was commissioned by the 'Commission for Citizenship, Governance, Institutional and External Affairs of the European Committee of the Regions (CIVEX). This report explores the context in which, and the structures through which, integration measures are implemented and the nature of the actions being undertaken by medium…

Migration

Short Course: Public International Law in Practice (November 2019)

EVENTS Short Course: Public International Law in Practice  Event - Tags Share Links Event - Timings and Location    Event Details Short Course Public International Law in Practice offers a dynamic introduction into applied public international law from the British Institute of International and Comparative Law.…

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Determinants of Anti-Trafficking Efforts

BIICL is delighted to be undertaking a large scale project on determinants of anti-trafficking policies around the world. The overall goal of the project is to improve national governments' anti-trafficking efforts.  It will assess the links and sequencing of specific factors that have yielded improved political will and capacity in national governments to address trafficking in persons and which have led to sustained and comprehensive anti-trafficking efforts. Through a multi-pronged…

Human Rights and IHL+1

New Project launch: Determinants of Anti-Trafficking Efforts

BIICL is delighted to announce the launch of a new project entitled: Determinants of Anti-Trafficking Efforts.  The project, which is funded by the United States Government, assesses the links and sequencing of specific factors that have yielded improved political will and capacity in national governments to address trafficking in persons and which have led to sustained and comprehensive anti-trafficking efforts. It seeks to answer the practical question asked by anti-trafficking actors…

Migration

The EU Engagement in International Migration Policies

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and International Organization for Migration (IOM): The EU Engagement in International Migration Policies' Book chapter in R Wessel and J Odermatt, Research Handbook on the European Union and International Organizations (Edgar Elgar 2019) Over the years, the European Union has developed relationships with other international institutions, mainly as a result of its increasingly active role as a global actor and the transfer of competences…

European Law+2

Migrant integration survey

Migrant Integration Survey Heading Integer ante arcu, accumsan a, consectetuer eget, posuere ut, mauris. Donec vitae sapien ut libero venenatis faucibus. Quisque libero metus, condimentum nec, tempor a, commodo mollis, magna. Proin viverra, ligula sit amet ultrices semper, ligula arcu tristique sapien, a accumsan nisi mauris ac eros. Vestibulum facilisis, purus nec pulvinar iaculis, ligula mi congue nunc, vitae euismod ligula urna in dolor. Complete the survey…

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GCM Ind: Obj 10:Prevent, combat and eradicate trafficking in persons in the context of Int Migration

Blog post written by Dr Jean-Pierre Gauci and Francesca Romana Partipilo (British Institute of International and Comparative Law) and forms part of a series of blog posts examining the implementation of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. Read the Blog 

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Solidarity "A La Carte": The EU's Response to Boat Migration

Solidarity "A La Carte": The EU's Response to Boat Migration Blog by Jean-Pierre Gauci Arthur Watts Senior Research Fellow in Public International Law Eleni Karageorgiou,Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Law at Lund University and Researcher at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. Opionio Juris 09/08/19 Read the Blog 

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GCM Indicators: Objective 9: Strengthen the transational response to smuggling of migrants

GCM Indicators: Objective 9: Strengthen the transational response to smuggling of migrants Blog post written by Dr Jean-Pierre Gauci and Francesca Romana Partipilo (British Institute of International and Comparative Law) and forms part of a series of blog posts examining the implementation of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration. Read the blog 

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GCM Commentary: Objective 9: Strengthen the transnational response to smuggling of migrants

Migrant smuggling is defined in the Smuggling Protocol (art.3) as: "The procurement, in order to obtain, directly or indirectly, a financial or other material benefit, of the illegal entry of a person into a State Party of which the person is not a national or a permanent resident".IntroductionObjective 9 of the UN Global Compact for Migration addresses the issue of migrant smuggling. The new objective highlights some important issues, including the need to differentiate between trafficking…

Migration

Maritime Search and Rescue: Responsibilities and Implications for Private Vessels

The British Institute of International and Comparative Law has just launched a new project looking at the responsibilities of and implications for private vessels of maritime search and rescue of migrants and refugees. The project is led by Dr Jean-Pierre Gauci and funded by the Mirpuri Foundation.  Recent years have seen growing numbers of migrants, and would-be asylum seekers, embarking on perilous sea crossings to flee violence, conflict or persecution. Private vessels and NGO…

Migration

Partnerships for Practice: Making the Global Compact on Migration Work

Time: 11:00-17:00 (Registration open from 10:30) Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP Read the Workshop Report In September 2018, the United Nations General Assembly is expected to adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM). That step will finish a process that started in September 2016 with the New York Declaration, which committed to protecting 'the safety, dignity and human rights…

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The Human Rights of Smuggled Migrants and Trafficked Persons

The Human Rights of Smuggled Migrants and Trafficked Persons in the UN Global Compacts on Migrants and Refugees On 19 September 2016, the UNGA adopted the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants through which States committed to developing two compacts: one on refugees and one on safe, orderly and regular migration. The Zero Drafts of the compacts were published on 31 January 2018 and 5 February 2018, respectively. The move towards the discussion and adoption of the global…

Migration

Blog: Legal Pathways to Protection

In this week's first blog post, one of us noted that migration as such is not a crisis, nor is the arrival of people in the EU. The language of crisis is political and helps, firstly, to sustain the narrative that the majority of migrants come to Europe (which is far from true). Secondly, it helps to justify a complex set of migration management practices aimed at preventing people from reaching and entering the EU. In distinction, we argue that the problem is not that people move in search…

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Legal Pathways to Protection

Between October 2017 and March 2018, BIICL Associate Senior Research Fellow Dr Jean-Pierre Gauci, in collaboration with King's College London colleagues Dr Leonie Ansems de Vries and Dr Henry Redwood implemented a research initiative on Legal Pathways to Protection. The initiative included an expert workshop at King's College London on 27 October 2017. and the development of a Policy brief entitled: Legal Pathways to Protection: Towards the Provision of Safe, Legal and Accessible Routes…

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Blog: Back to Old Tricks? Italian Responsibility for Returning People to Libya

On 10/11 May 2017 various news outlets reported a maritime operation by the Libyan authorities, in coordination with the Italian Search and Rescue Authority, in which 500 individuals were intercepted in international waters and returned to Libya. This operation amounted to refoulment in breach of customary international law and several treaties (including the Geneva Refugee Convention and the European Convention on Human Rights), and an internationally wrongful act is one for which Italy…

Migration

Legal Pathways to Protection

Between October 2017 and March 2018, BIICL Associate Senior Research Fellow Dr Jean-Pierre Gauci, in collaboration with King's College London colleagues Dr Leonie Ansems de Vries and Dr Henry Redwood implemented a research initiative on Legal Pathways to Protection. The initiative included an expert workshop at King's College London on 27 October 2017. and the development of a Policy brief entitled: Legal Pathways to Protection: Towards the Provision of Safe, Legal and Accessible Routes…

Migration

The Migrant Smuggling Protocol and the Need for a Multi-Faceted Approach

The Migrant Smuggling Protocol and the Need for a Multi-faceted Approach: Inter-sectionality and Multi-actor Cooperation Publication - Download PDF Share Links Publication - Tags

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The "Refugee Crisis": Challenges and Implications for International and EU Law

Time: 17:30-19:30 (followed by a drinks reception) Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP This event will examine the legal questions arising from the so-called "refugee crisis", looking at implications for International and European refugee law frameworks, the Schengen aquis and the Dublin system as well as for private vessels engaged in maritime search and rescue. Beyond and through these questions, this seminar…

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Managing Migration Flows in the Mediterranean? A Critical Appraisal

Time: 17:30-19:30 Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP Recent weeks have seen a number of incidents in the Mediterranean Sea that have led to the death of over 1,000 people within the space of just a few days. This was not the first incident of its kind, but its size and media attention shed a spotlight on the ongoing migration crisis in the Mediterranean. It has prompted the European Union and its Member States…

Migration

Exploring the Boundaries of International Law: Current Protection Challenges

Exploring the Boundaries of Refugee Law Current Protection Challenges Protection challenges around the globe require innovative legal, policy and practical responses. Drawing primarily from a new generation of researchers in the field of refugee law, this volume explores the 'boundaries' of refugee law. On the one hand, it ascertains the scope of the legal provisions by highlighting new trends in State practice and analysing the jurisprudence of international human rights bodies, as well…

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A Liberal Tide: immigration and asylum law and policy in Latin America

A Liberal Tide: immigration and asylum law and policy in Latin America Over the past decade, a paradigm shift in migration and asylum law and policymaking appears to have taken place in Latin America. Does this apparent 'liberal tide' of new laws and policies suggest a new approach to the hot topics of migration and refugees in Latin America distinct from the regressive and restrictive attitudes on display in other parts of the world? The question is urgent not only for our understanding…

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Report on Immigration Detention and the Rule of Law

The Bingham Centre has published its report, Immigration Detention and the Rule of Law: Safeguarding Principles. Led by Michael Fordham QC, with Research Fellows Justine Stefanelli and Sophie Eser, this report draws on legal instruments, promulgated standards, working illustrations and judicial observations. It includes 'soft law' sources and finds inspiration in the principled proactivity of non-governmental organisations. The Bingham Centre was awarded a research grant by the Nuffield…

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