Deportation Union: The role of Frontex

14 December 2020 - Event

Join us with guests on December 14 for examining the increased role of Frontex, the EU Border and Coast Guard Agency, in coordinating and conducting forced removal operations.

Date
14 December 2020
Time
14:30 - 16:00 CET
Organizer(s)
  • Statewatch
  • Transnational Institute (TNI)
Participants

2:30pm - 4pm Amsterdam (CET), 14 December 2020

 

Join us for the third and final webinar in our series on the report 'Deportation Union: Rights, accountability and the EU's push to increase forced removals'. We will be examining the increased role of Frontex, the EU Border and Coast Guard Agency, in coordinating and conducting forced removal operations. Do the new powers granted to the agency have sufficient transparency and accountability mechanisms, and what is the agency's impact on human rights?

Speakers:

  • Andreas Pottakis, Greek Ombudsman
  • Mariana Gkliati, specialist on protection against human rights violations in the area of asylum and immmigration, University of Leiden
  • Jane Kilpatrick, Statewatch