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Refugees and migration between law and politics

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Panel
German and English language

The increasing migration puts a strain on the legal system. However, legislators need not look on this phenomenon as a crisis, but as an opportunity to organise the resulting diversity to the greatest benefit for society.

Speakers

Professor, Crime Prevention and Risk Management, Eberhard Karls Universität, Tübingen
Senior Adviser, ACUNS - Academic Council on the United Nations System, Vienna
Judge; Head, District Court Meidling, Vienna Chair

Dr. Rita HAVERKAMP

Professor, Crime Prevention and Risk Management, Eberhard Karls Universität, Tübingen

1997-2002 Doctoral thesis on Electronic Monitoring on Offenders, Albert Ludwigs University, Freiburg
2003-2010 Habilitation on Women in Prison against the background of the European Prison Rules
2008-2013 Senior Researcher, Criminology, Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law, Freiburg
2010-2011 Visiting Professor, University of Bremen
2010-2013 Private Lecturer, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich
since 2013 Endowed Professor, Crime Prevention and Risk Management, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen

Dr. Slawomir REDO

Senior Adviser, ACUNS - Academic Council on the United Nations System, Vienna

 Mr.Redo is Senior Adviser at the Academic Council on the United Nations System. Before joining the United Nations, he worked at the Law Faculty, Nicolas Copernicus University in Toruń (Poland). As a Senior Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Expert and staff of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime he has been the implementer of various UN projects and workshops and initiator of many educational prevention meetings of the ACUNS. His professional interests: immigration, intercultural crime prevention/civic education and training; the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Agenda, the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants. http://slawomir.redo.net

Dr. Oliver SCHEIBER

Judge; Head, District Court Meidling, Vienna

since 1995 Judge, criminal and civil matters, Vienna
1999-2000 Head, Department of Legal Affairs, Austrias Permanent Representation to the EU, Brussels
2007-2008 Private Secretary of the Austrian Federal Minister of Justice Dr. Maria Berger, Vienna
since 2009 Judge; Head, District Court Meidling; Trainer for judges and prosecutors, Vienna
since 2009 Lecturer, University of Vienna; Department of Journalism and Media Management, University of Applied Sciences, Vienna

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