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Conference 2018 | Human Costs of Border Control

Border deaths and migration policies: state and non-state approaches

International Conference

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 14-15 June 2018

organized by Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (convenors: Thomas Spijkerboer and Paolo Cuttitta) in collaboration with International Organization for Migration and Médecins Sans Frontières.

At the end of its research project on border deaths (http://www.borderdeaths.org), the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, in collaboration with IOM and MSF, invites researchers from across the disciplines, policymakers, state and non-state actors involved in border control and/or search and rescue activities, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, activists, civil servants and practitioners from across the world to engage in a dialogue and confront each other with their findings, experiences and insights about the issue of migration-related border deaths.

The conference will consist of:

Three plenary sessions with invited speakers;
Parallel workshops on specific issues;
A final plenary session.

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