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Sleeping BEaUty – The Revival of the EU Temporary Protection Directive

Ms Jannicke Martin, Candidate, LLM in Human Rights Law 2021/22, winner of the EU Asylum and Immigration Law Prize 2022, University of Edinburgh Introduction Faced with the reality of mass arrivals of displaced people following Russia’s large-scale invasion of Ukraine, the established mechanisms of the EU asylum systems ran a substantial risk of collapsing under …

Asylum-seekers’ and refugees’ access to healthcare in Germany and the UK

Asylum-seekers’ and refugees’ access to healthcare in Germany and the UK Sioned Ellis, MSc Public Policy, University of Edinburgh Asylum-seekers and refugees (ASRs) are particularly vulnerable to a number of health risks, from infectious diseases acquired in transit to psychological trauma resulting from war or persecution. This makes the accessibility of healthcare services paramount for …

Could the current strict Danish migration policy serve as an example for the EU, or does it undermine a common EU migration approach?

Jacob Jung Frellesvig, MSc International Relations, University of Edinburgh Through strict migration policies, Denmark seems to have developed a migration model that ensures a high employment rate for migrants along with few new migrants entering Denmark. With Europe looking into a future of mass migration due to climate change, could this Danish approach serve as …

Aid to Compensate the Damage Caused by Exceptional Occurrences: The Limited Usefulness of Article 107(2)(b) TFEU in the Times of the Pandemic

Dr Dionysios Pelekis  –  Teaching Associate, School of Law, Nottingham University   Ever since early 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic has been a very trying period for all. Beyond the untold and incalculable human cost of this pandemic, its spread as well as the measures taken to combat it, have caused a serious economic downturn. In the …