Call for rapporteurs for the (2nd) Symposium on the Protection of People Fleeing Armed Conflict

Geolocation

Deadline: 

08/31/14

Event Date: 

10/20/14

Location name: 

Luxembourg

Organization: 

University of Luxembourg and the UNHCR

he Law Faculty of the University of Luxembourg and the UNHCR are seeking rapporteurs for the (2nd) Symposium on the Protection of People Fleeing Armed Conflict, which will take place on 20 October 2014 in Luxembourg. The subject of the symposium will be the legal protection of people fleeing armed conflict and other situations of violence, examined in the context of the UNHCR’s new Guidelines for the Protection of People Fleeing Violence and Conflict Across Borders, and recent developments in the case law of European regional and national courts.

Rapporteurs will assist the editor of the conference report. The main responsibilities are the following:

  • Write summaries of selected Symposium sessions
  • Assist the facilitator during the Symposium to ensure the event runs smoothly.

We invite junior scholars (PhDs, post-docs, and fellows) with research interests in the field to submit their CVs (in English) and a sample of their work (ideally on refugee law) to matthew.happold@uni.lu before 31 August 2014. The Fonds National de la Recherche – Luxembourg will cover the costs of travel and accommodation for the rapporteurs.

From International Law Reporterhttp://ilreports.blogspot.com/2014/07/call-for-rapporteurs-symposium-on.html