This Transnational Training Workshop is intended to study the effectiveness of jurisdictional protection in the field of Asylum and Migration. By focusing on the protection of the fundamental rights of migrants, asylum seekers and beneficiaries of international protection, this workshop aims to enable participants to analyse how the protection of migrants and foreigners can be ensured in the light of article 47 of the Charter of fundamental rights of the European Union and the EU general principles.

A first session will be devoted to effective protection in the event of detention, removal, expulsion or Dublin transfer of migrants by analysing the scope and the impact of Articles 19 and 47 of the EU Charter. The second session will focus more specifically on the right to asylum with a study of both procedural and substantive rights and aspects.

Furthermore, the two training sessions will be followed by a discussion workshop devoted to asylum and migration in times of crisis, with an analysis of challenges raised, on the one hand, by the COVID-19 pandemic, and on the other hand, by national security issues.

This training is addressed to judges and lawyers from all over the EU. The objective is to improve the mutual knowledge of workshop participants regarding similarities and differences between EU Member States in the field of asylum and migration. To this end, both training sessions will consist of a roundtable followed by an interactive group session aimed at stimulating an open discussion on hypothetical cases.


The workshop will take place exclusively in online mode.

All participants selected will be provided with access credentials and instructions in due course.

Programme

Thursday, 4th March 2021 Day 1 – 11.30 - 17.50

11:30 – 11:40

Welcome address and introduction to the FRICoRe workshop on Asylum & Migration

Prof. Dr. Paola Iamiceli, University of Trento, Scientific Coordinator of the FRICoRe Project

11:40 – 12:00

Presentation of the FRICoRe Casebook
“Effective Justice, International Protection and Fundamental Rights in Asylum and Migration”

Prof. Dr. Thibaut Fleury Graff, Paris Saclay University, Coordinator of the French Team of the FRICoRe Project

12:00 – 13:00

Keynote speeches

Prof. Bostjan Zalar, President of the European Chapter of the International Association of Refugee and Migration Judges (IARMJ-Europe) and Ad-hoc Judge at the ECtHR
On “Judicial Dialogue between CJEU and ECtHR in Asylum Related Cases in the Period 2009-2021: A View of Judge of the Member State”.

Questions and comments moderated by Prof. Fabrizio Cafaggi, Italian Council of State

13:00 – 14:30

Break

14:30 – 15:15

Ms. Dominique Kimmerlin, President of the French National Court for Asylum
On “The right to an effective remedy: a view from the French National Court for Asylum (CNDA)”

Questions and comments moderated by Thibaut Fleury Graff, Paris Saclay University, Coordinator of the French Team of the FRICoRe Project

15:15 – 16:15

Roundtable on “Art. 47, CFR, and access to justice: detention and protection of fundamental rights in the event of removal, expulsion or Dublin transfer of migrants”

Chaired by Prof. Dr. Fabienne Jault-Seseke, Paris Saclay University: judge Michael Hoppe, Vice-President of the Administrative Court in Karlsruhe (Germany); Dr. Theodora Gazi, lawyer, Danish Refugee Council – DRC Greece; Dr. Aniel Pahladsingh, Coordinating EU lawyer at Research Department, Council of State in The Hague (the Netherlands)

16:15– 16:40

Presentation of Hypothetical sessions’ methodology

Prof. Dr. Paola Iamiceli, University of Trento, Scientific Coordinator of the FRICoRe Project

16:40 – 17:40Hypothetical session in breakout rooms
17:40 – 17:50Sharing of results in plenary room
by one reporter from each breakout room.
 

Friday, 5th March 2021 Day 2 — 09.00 – 16.00

09:00 – 09:40

“An institutional support to Members of Courts and Tribunals in the field of international protection”

Mr Paul Leplomb, Senior Officer, European Asylum Support Office (EASO)

Discussion moderated by Paola Iamiceli, University of Trento, Scientific Coordinator of the FRICoRe Project

09:40 – 11:00

Roundtable on “Procedural rights of asylum seekers”

Chaired by Dr. Viola Bex-Reimert, University of Groningen: judge Mark Byrne, International Protection, Appeals Tribunal (Ireland); judge Cristina Correale, First instance Court of Naples (Italy); judge Katelijne Declerck, Immediate Past President of the International Association of Asylum and Migration Judges (Belgium)

11:00 – 11:20

Break

11:20 – 12:20Hypothetical session in breakout rooms
12:20 – 12:30Sharing of results in plenary room
by one reporter from each breakout room.

12:30 – 14:00

Break

14:00 – 15:45

Roundtable on “Asylum and migration in times of crisis: from Covid-19 pandemic to threats to national security”

Chaired by Dr. Madalina Moraru, Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Judicial Cooperation of the European University Institute, and Judicial Studies Centre, Masaryk University: judge Mark Byrne, International Protection, Appeals Tribunal (Ireland); judge Cristina Correale, First instance Court of Naples (Italy); Ms. Florence Malvasio, Vice- President of the National Court for Asylum (France)

15:45 – 16:00

Concluding remarks

Prof. Dr. Fabienne Jault-Seseke and Thibaut Fleury Graff, Paris Saclay University