Strategies to Combat Illegal Immigration and the Role of Balkans Countries: Expulsion and Refoulement of Irregular Foreigners 3rd April 2020


Today Lecture gave great emphasis to the EU Strategies against Irregular Migration and the Role of Balkan Countries thanks to the introduction of the EUWEB Leader Module, Professor Teresa Russo.
Then, Rossana Palladino, Ph.D., Senior Researcher and Assistant Professor of EU Law and EU Migration Law, Department of Legal Sciences, Jean Monnet Module Leader “Asylum-Seekers Protection Under Evolution (Pro-Asyl)”, dealt with the EU Return Policy which lays down the detention of migrants, as one of the most critical issues.
Afterwards, Simona Libera Scocozza, Criminal and Immigration Lawyer, Legal Adviser of the Italian Parliament, Fellow Researcher in Comparative Law, Department of Political Sciences and Communication, deeply analyzed the measures adopted by the Italian State in the case of irregular migrants that are divided into two main categories: refoulement and expulsions of irregular foreigners. 

The open debate among the participants allowed to underline the most recent interventions on the subject of externalization of borders and of the suspension of expulsion procedures because of the emergency COVID-19.

For the contents of the lectures, see the section Activities/Training course on our home page.


Asylum and International Protection in the European Union: Recognition Procedures and Reform of the Dublin Regulation – 27 March 2020

The EUWEB Staff is very delighted with the results of today Lecture.
After the introduction of the EUWEB Leader, Professor Teresa Russo, e Professor Anna Oriolo, EUWEB Key Staff Member, on the “Asylum and International Protection in the European Union”, Laura Ferrara, Member of the European Parliament, Vice Chair of the Legal Affairs Committee and Full Member of the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee, Rapporteur of the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a common procedure for international protection in the Union, underlined gaps and deficiencies of the European asylum policy after the umpteenth tragedy occurred in the Mediterranean in 2015, and the decision of the European Commission to present a package of legislative proposals to reform the entire Common European Asylum System (CEAS).
Then, Mauro Tringali, President of the Criminal Chamber of the Vallo della Lucania Court, Former Member of the Special Chamber on Immigration, International Protection, and the Free Movement of EU persons of the Salerno Court investigated the topic of inclusion from a judicial perspective, analyzing the current system for international protection within Italy’s legal order.
The open debate among the participants of the EUWEB Module completed the discussion on the evolution of this overlapping discipline of international, EU and national law.

For the contents of the lectures, see the section Activities/Training course on our home page.

Definition and Management of European Borders : Migration Flows, Search and Rescue Operations at Sea and Cooperation with Frontex 1st PART 25 March 2020

EUWEB Staff is very delight for the authoritative participation of Pablo Antonio Fernández Sánchez, Professor of Public International Law & International Relations, Faculty of Law, University of Seville (Spain)  in the works of the Module.

His Lecture on “The Control of the Immigration in the Maritime Spaces of the EU” received a great appreciation from the EUWEB Module’s participants, because it underlined how the regulation of the migratory control in maritime spaces is based on three overlapping legal frameworks: the law of the sea norms, maritime rescue norms and human rights norms.

Furthermore, the speeches of Teresa Russo, Professor of International Organization and EU Migration Law, Department of Legal Sciences, Leader Module, UNISA and Anna Oriolo, Professor of International Law, Lecturer of EU Law, Key Staff Member, Department of Legal Sciences, UNISA on the “Definition and Management of European Borders and Migration Flows: EU Policies and instruments” explained the historical evolution of EU immigration policy, as well as the EU external border’s checks mechanisms and Agencies in the light of the Integrated Border Management notion.

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EUWEB Activities and Lecture – 6 March 2020



We are very glad because the activities of March 6, 2020 have been very fruitful!
In a joint commission with Albanian professors, we met Albanian students to check their learning agreements and joint research for the preparation of the degree thesis.
The subsequent meeting of the EUWEB Key Staff Members with Professors Erjon Hitaj of the University of Vlora “Ismail Qemali”, Niuton Mulleti of the EPOKA University of Tirana and Ismail Tafani of the Albanian University of Tirana, as partners of the EUWEB Module, led to the elaboration of a new work plan that follows the one prepared at Tirana in the last November.
Finally, the lectures of the Key Staff Members of the Module, Professors Teresa Russo and Anna Oriolo, and Albanian Professors defined the starting framework of the issues that will be addressed in the next lectures.

We concluded our activities with the award of a certificate of recognition to the Albanian Professors for their excellent contribution in the EUWEB Module activities.
For the contents of the lectures, see the section Activities/Training course on our home page.