Presentation and panel discussion

Wednesday 11 November, 2 pm

Podium guests

Samira Marti
National Councillor SP

Claudio Martelli
Deputy Director SEM, Head of the Asylum Directorate

Inés Mateos

Dieter von Blarer
Lawyer, President humanrights.ch

Andreas Räss
Head of Migration Office
and civil rights BL

Jana Häberlein - Social Scientist
and lecturer, author of studies

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Samira Marti, National Councillor SP BS

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What are good solutions for people with legally rejected asylum applications in emergency aid? Five experts from politics, authorities and civil society discussed this question on 11 November in Basel at the invitation of terre des hommes schweiz. The report of the event with video live streaming.

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Rejected asylum seekers: "unreasonable dependence on state emergency aid

11 November 2020

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National Council votes for ban on administrative detention of minors

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We are very pleased that the National Council has adopted the professional initiative "Stop administrative detention for children". Many thanks to all National Councillors who voted for the bill! In doing so, the Grand Chamber underlines the Confederation's obligation to respect children's rights. The initiative of the Canton of Geneva calls on the legislature to ban so-called administrative detention in the deportation procedure for underage migrants. We have been campaigning for this for a long time.

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