Anne-Cécile LEYVRAZ

Member of Executive Committee

PhD topic: Failed asylum seekers in international law

Field(s) of research: International human rights law

Field(s) of interest: Migration Law, Refugee Law, Human Rights Law and Public International Law

Institutional Affiliation: Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

Personal background: Anne-Cécile studied international relations and international law in Geneva. She has been a visiting fellow at the Universidad Andina Simón Bolivar in Quito Ecuador where she conducted research on irregular migration. Besides her PhD, she currently works for an office providing legal counseling to refugees and asylum seekers in Geneva. She also worked as a research assistant at the Graduate Institute of International and Development studies, as well as for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Tanzania and for a humanitarian organization in DRC, Indonesia and Zimbabwe.

Migrationscholars working groups: Abus, Des faits plutôt que des mythes