PUBLIC CALL FOR PROFESSIONAL REPORTING REFUGEES FOR 2017 IN MACEDONIA

Macedonian Young Lawyers Association in cooperation with the Association of Journalists of Macedonia and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees – UNHCR announces a “Public Call for professional reporting refugees for 2017 in the Republic of Macedonia.” The submitted articles and photos will be evaluated by a Committee, composed of prominent journalists, photo reporters[…]

The Principle of Non-refoulement vis-à-vis State Response to Irregular Migration – Towards an Effective Protection of Refugee and Migrant Rights under the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)

On 3-5th April 2018 in Dojran the Macedonian Young Lawyers Association (MYLA) with the support of the Council of Europe, held a training-seminar on the topic “The Principle of Non-refoulement vis-à-vis State Response to Irregular Migration – Towards an Effective Protection of Refugee and Migrant Rights under the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)”. In[…]

ПОВИК ЗА АДВОКАТИ ЗА УЧЕСТВО НА ОБУКА ЗА БЕСПЛАТНА ПРАВНА ПОМОШ ВО СЛУЧАИ НА ЗАДРЖУВАЊЕ СТРАНЦИ ОД ИМИГРАЦИСКИ ПРИЧИНИ

ПОВИК ЗА АДВОКАТИ ЗА УЧЕСТВО НА ОБУКА ЗА БЕСПЛАТНА ПРАВНА ПОМОШ ВО СЛУЧАИ НА ЗАДРЖУВАЊЕ СТРАНЦИ ОД ИМИГРАЦИСКИ ПРИЧИНИ I. За практиките на задржување странци во Македонија од имиграциски причини Како одговор на зголемената прекугранична миграција во регионот, задржувањето на странци од имиграциски причини стана растечка појава во Македонија во последните неколку години. Овој феномен[…]

Call for INTERNATIONAL EXPERT to assist the preparation of a training curriculum and provide training for frontline workers on selected topics

Terms of Reference INTERNATIONAL EXPERT to assist the preparation of a training curriculum and provide training for frontline workers on selected topics 1. BACKGROUND Numerous state institutions, international organizations and civil society organizations (CSOs) in the Republic of Macedonia play an important role in the protection of migrants and refugees. The country was significantly affected[…]

Communicating Migrations- Cooperation or Challenge Between CSOs and the Media

At the invitation of MYLA and the UNHCR office in Skopje, several civil society organizations from Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Croatia, Slovenia and Hungary participated in a panel discussion to discuss the challenges and experiences from the cooperation between CSOs and the media in dealing with stereotypes and the new reality created by contemporary[…]

Regional Civil Society Meeting on Asylum, Migration and Statelessness and WEBLAN Meeting

On 27 and 28 September 2017, MYLA in cooperation with UNHCR-Skopje, organized a Regional Civil Society Meeting on Asylum, Migration and Statelessness which brought together partner organizations from South-East Europe that work on asylum, migration and statelessness. The meeting provided a forum for CSO’s in the region to identify common challenges and to discuss future plans[…]

Immigration Detention in Macedonia Report (Jan-June, 2017)

Macedonian Young Lawyers Association (MYLA), supported by the European Union and the UNHCR representation in Skopje, published a mid-year report on Immigration Detention in Macedonia (January-June, 2017). The report is a result of MYLA’s active work in the field of protection of refugees and migrants detained for immigration related purposes. The mid-year report shows comparative[…]

THIRD PARTY INTERVENTION TO THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE CASE A.A. AND OTHERS V F.Y.R. MACEDONIA

On 29 June 2017, Macedonian Young Lawyers Association (MYLA) submitted written observations as a third party intervention to the European Court of Human Rights in the case A.A. and Others v. f.Y.R. Macedonia (Application No. 55798/16). The case was initiated by 8 applicants from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan who were pushed back to Greece by[…]