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DETENTION OR PROTECTION? - Vulnerable and stateless people in detention

6 April 2016
Programme

Amnesty International, Doctors of the World, Stichting LOS – Meldpunt Vreemdelingendetentie and the European Network on Statelessness are co-organising a symposium to discuss detention of vulnerable and stateless individuals, as well as to talk about ideas how to change this, both in legislation, policy and in daily practiceThe event will include the launch of the report Detention or Protection? Vulnerable people in detention by Amnesty International, Dokters van de Wereld and Stichting LOS. In addition, ENS's report Protection of stateless during arbitrary detention will also be discussed.  

When: Monday, 25 April 15:00 – 17:30
Where: The Amnesty-huis, Keizersgracht 177, 1016DR Amsterdam
RSVP: Jakob de Jonge. Email to j.dejonge@amnesty.nl

Preliminary agenda

14:30 – 15:00: Arrival and reception

  • Welcome speech
  • Presentation report Protection of stateless against arbitrary detention by the European Network on Statelessness
  • Presentation report Detention or Protection? Vulnerable people in detention by Amnesty International, Dokters van de Wereld, Stichting LOS – Meldpunt Vreemdelingendetentie
  • Lecture Galina Cornelisse on European laws and regulation on alternatives for detention of vulnerable people
  • Panel discussion

17:00 – 17:30 Drinks reception

 

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