Mo., 24. Aug. | Web-Conference

Web-conference: Covid-19, Migration and Switzerland

The Swiss Network of Young Migration Scholars is organizing a public Mini-Web-Conference on “Covid-19, Migration, and Switzerland” on August 24, 2020, at 19h00-21h00. You can join via this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83015899098
Web-conference: Covid-19, Migration and Switzerland

Time & Location

24. Aug. 2020, 19:00 – 21:00
Web-Conference

About the event

Program and speakers:  

 

19.00:  

Overview of the Challenges: View of the cantonal migration offices (German) 

Anne Kneer, legal expert in the Migration Office St.Gallen  

 

19.15:   

Border closures and non-refoulement (German) 

Constantin Hruschka, senior researcher, Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy in Munich 

 

19.30:  

Challenges of social assistance dependent migrants in the corona crisis (French) 

Didier Leyvraz, legal adjunct, Conference of cantonal social directors (SODK/CDAS) (tbc) 

 

19.45:  

Challenges for legal representation in asylum proceedings during the corona crisis (French) 

Annick Mbia, Lawyer, Legal Service for Refugees of Caritas Fribourg (tbc) 

 

20.00:  

Placing rejected asylum seekers in emergency accommodation during the corona crisis (German)  

Mei Yi Lew/Thomas Schaad, PhD Students University of Bern and Zurich 

 

20.15:   

Administrative detention during the corona crisis (German)  

Lea Hungerbühler, President Asylex 

 

20.30:  

Discussion 

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