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Prof. Dr. Ralf Roßkopf

 Unaccompanied Minors

Comparative law study on the legal status of unaccompanied minors in International and European Law as well as the national laws of eight states.

Content:
I. Introduction (including figures, motivations, manifestations and problems)

II. Unaccompanied Minors in International and European Law

1. Unaccompanied Minors in International Law
2. The Council of Europe and the Unaccompanied Minors
3. Unaccompanied Minors in the Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights
4. Unaccompanied Minors in EU Law

III. Unaccompanied Minors in National Laws

1. Austria
a) Overall Situation
b) Application of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
c) Special Treatment as a Minor
d) Age Determinatione. Guardianship
f) Residence Status
g) Asylum Procedure
h) Accommodation
i) Youth Services
j) Livelihood Support Benefits
k) Medical Treatmen
l) Schooling
m) Work Permit
n) Changes with Majority
o) Conclusions for the National Situation
2. Canada
3. Germany
4. Hungary
5. Italy
6. The Netherlands
7. Poland
8. United States of America

IV. Conclusions

Partners:
Association for the Study of the World Refugee Problem (AWR) German Section, Polish Section, Italian Section, Hungarian Section, as well as several AWR National Correspondents:

  • Zófia Bende, National University of Public Service, Doctoral School of Public Administration Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
  • Prof. Dr. Anne Bick, University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Nicola Colacino, University Nicollo Cusano, Rome, Italy
  • Dr. Andrea Crescenzi, Italian National Research Council, Rome, Italy
  • Ass. iur. Simone Emmert, Lecturer University Sherbrooke, Canada
  • Prof. Dr. Barbara Franz, Rider University, New Jersey, United States of America
  • Dr. Réka Friedery, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
  • Dr. Iris Gachowetz, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Vienna, Austria
  • Katharina Heilmann, University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Peter van Krieken, The Hague Universiy of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands
  • Prof. Dr. Luigino Manca, University Sapienza, Rome, Italy
  • Dr. Gianfranco Nucera, University Sapienza, Rome, Italy
  • Dr. Chiara Pelaia, UNHCR, Rome, Italy
  • Prof. Dr. Andrzej Sakson, Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan, Poland

Operational Time:
01.11.2014-15.11.2015

Patron:
Association for the Study of the World Refugee Problem (AWR)