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The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration: What is its contribution to International Migration Law?

1. Introduction The recent endorsement by the United Nations General Assembly of the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (Global Compact on Migration or GCM)[1] has been the subject of extensive political debate at both the national and international level. This significant public attention is undoubtedly due to the importance that migration policies...

An autonomous notion of non-international armed conflict in EU Asylum Law: Is there any role for International Humanitarian Law?

1. Introduction Under the law of the European Union, establishing the scope and extent of the concept of non-international armed conflict is essential in determining the limits and the extension of the subsidiary protection granted to those people fleeing their country, who are not protected by the Geneva Convention on the status of refugees. In...