The Complex Notion of Voluntariness: A principle to Uphold the Best Interest of Asylum Seekers? How, and under what circumstances? A Study of Assisted Voluntary Return Programmes in International Organization for Migration (IOM) Copenhagen, Denmark

Rand Safa Hasan Kadhim Al-Ani

Studenteropgave: Kandidatprojekt


International Organization for Migration (IOM) is one of the leading migration agencies in the world. This research seeks to challenge the notion of the voluntary aspect of its assisted voluntary return (AVR) programmes by examining the role of the local staff in one of IOM’s country offices, IOM Copenhagen in Denmark, and their efforts in upholding the principle of voluntariness in the act of assisting asylum seekers.

Key words: Voluntary return; voluntariness; assisted voluntary returns; withdrawing asylum seeker; rejected asylum seeker; IOM; IOM Copenhagen; Denmark; migration management.

UddannelserGlobal Studies, (Bachelor/kandidatuddannelse) Kandidat
Udgivelsesdato31 jan. 2017
Antal sider29
VejledereBjørn Thomassen