“The Russian invasion of Ukraine has raised urgent questions concerning how European countries should respond to people fleeing the war” write researchers as part of the “Temporary Protection as a Durable Solution? The ‘Return Turn’ in Asylum Policies in Europe” for the for the EU Migration Law Blog.
In this blog, “Collective protection as a short-term solution: European responses to the protection needs of refugees from the war in Ukraine”, the authors examine who is fleeing Ukraine and whether they are considered refugees under international law. The authors also offer reflections on the use of collective protection as a short-term solution to the protection needs of refugees from the war in Ukraine.
This blog is written by Jessica Schultz (Senior researcher, Chr. Michelsen Institute), Kari Anne Drangsland (Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Bergen), Marry-Anne Karlsen (Researcher, University of Bergen), Julia Kienast (Postdoctoral Researcher, Aarhus University) Nikolas Feith Tan (Senior Researcher, Danish Institute for Human Rights and Jens Vedsted-Hansen (Professor, Aarhus University).