Over 4000 free audio and video lectures, seminars and teaching resources from Oxford University.
Skip to Content Skip to Navigation

Thank you for visiting! Please consider filling out our questionnaire. This will help us improve our service providing free educational media recorded from the University of Oxford. Many thanks!

Click here to access the survey (3 minutes to complete).

Displacement from Syria: putting the Common European Asylum System to the test?

Loading Video...
Duration: 0:46:58 | Added: 25 Oct 2013
Special lecture, Michaelmas term 2013. Lecture by Madeline V Garlick (UNHCR) recorded on 24 October 2013 at the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford.

In this lecture, Madeline Garlick analyses the trends in arrivals, recognition rates and other responses to date to Syrians claiming protection in and at the borders of the EU. She questions whether the Common European Asylum System has proven its ability to deliver swift and consistent protection to those in need, as foreseen in the Treaties and successive political declarations, in the face of widespread and well-documented persecution, extreme violence and horrifying violations of human rights.

Copy and paste this HTML snippet to embed the audio or video on your site: