Public Webinar (19/04): Analysis of current EU reforms and their impacts along the exile route

Migreurop, in collaboration with La Cimade, Ciré, CNCD-11.11.11 and Statewatch invites you to its public webinar (FR/EN) on 19/04/2023.


Part 1: Current European reforms on migration and asylum: state of play and main issues

9.30: Introduction (Yasha Maccanico, Statewatch and co-chair of Migreurop - EN)

9.45: The European Pact on Migration and Asylum: where do we stand? (Steve Peers, Professor of EU Law & Human Rights Law, Uni of Essex - EN)

10.00: The reform of the Schengen Borders Code (20 minutes - Sylvie Guillaume, S&D MEP, rapporteur on the CFS reform - FR and Anne-Sophie Pelletier, GUE/NGL MEP, shadow rapporteur on the CFS reform - FR)

10.30: Questions/answers

11:00 BREAK (15 minutes)

Part 2: The current European reforms on migration and asylum: What are the concrete manifestations and impacts on exile routes?

Impeding mobility to prevent access to EU territory

11.15: The implementation of art. 25bis of the Schengen Visa Code (Yasha Maccanico, Statewatch)

11.40: The case of Tunisia (Alaa Talbi, FTDES - FR)

11.30: The case of Morocco (Camille Denis, GADEM - FR)

Turning back across the border

11.50: Internal Schengen borders: The case of France (Laure Palun, Anafé - FR)

12.00: At the external borders: the case of Egypt (Muhammad Al-Kashef, lawyer and migration researcher - EN)

12.10: External borders: the case of Niger (Alarmphone Sahara FR)

Locking up and sorting at borders

12.20: Informal detention: Cages at the Bulgarian border, Ferries at the Italian border (Sara Creta film director, and member of Lighthouse Report)

12.30: Samos Island - Greece (Richard Vyse, Human Rights Legal Project Samos - EN)

12.40: Questions/answers


From 2.00 to 4.00 pm : Internal strategic reflection workshops for Migreurop members.

Registration required:

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