DiploTics’ presents International Webinar on A Practitioner’s Perspective on the International Refugee Crisis | 18th December 2021

About the Webinar

This talk will offer a practical insight on the current international refugee crisis. It will examine whether the current international asylum and refugee law framework is suitable to meet the needs of human beings fleeing their home states due to humanitarian disasters. It will focus in particular on vulnerable asylum seekers, such as the victims of torture and human trafficking. It will demonstrate the challenges asylum seekers face in meeting the requirements of the current legal framework, especially when it comes to evidentiary issues.

About the Speaker

Alexia P. Solomou

She is an international law expert, currently serving as a Caseworker at the European Asylum Support Office and as Faculty at UNICAF. She previously worked as an Associate Legal Officer at the International Court of Justice, during which she received the award of Best Young Cypriot Lawyer Abroad 2018. She was previously Research Associate to Professor James R. Crawford AC, SC at the University of Cambridge and before that Research and Publications Assistant to the Director of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law. She is admitted to the Bar of England and Wales (2015) and Cyprus (2013). She is the first female from the Republic of Cyprus to receive the Diploma of The Hague Academy for International Law. She also holds an LL.M from Columbia Law School and an LL.B with French Law from University College London and the University of Paris II (Panthéon-Assas). Her main areas of expertise include international dispute resolution, asylum and refugee law, international human rights, international criminal law, land and maritime boundary delimitation and the use of force in international law.


E-certificates will be provided.


The session will be hosted through WebinarJam

Date and Timings

The webinar will be conducted on 18th December 2021

6:00 PM IST | 12:30 PM GMT

Registration Fees:

Kindly note there is no registration fee for the workshop

For any query mail us:

Event Coordinator:

Ms. Riya Gupta

+91 89109 33361

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