Joint Project between the ISGI of the National Research Council of Italy (CNR) and the Institute for Legal Studies of the HAS – of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) in the framework of the bilateral Agreement on Scientific Cooperation and Its Executive Protocol between the CNR and the HAS.

CNR Department – Social Sciences and Humanities, Cultural Heritage (SAC) – Project Area: Research and Innovation

  • Human rights of Asylum Seekers in Italy and Hungary, Workshop. The conveners: Gianfranco Tamburelli (senior legal expert, CNR, ISGI), Attila Szabó (The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union), Dezső Tamás ZieglerVenue: Humanities Research House Council Room, H-1097 , Tóth Kálmán street 4., T.0.25. Budapest (18 April 2018)
  • The Hungary’s Actions Regarding Refugees and Their Connection to European Human Rights Standards, Lecture delivered by Dezső Tamás Ziegler. Ziegler noted that several countries all over Europe amended their own asylum system in the last couple of years. Then he focused on the position and action of the Hungarian government, which built a fence on its southern border, introduced numerous repressive rules and started an action for annulment against the EU quota system at the Court of Justice of the EU. (CNR, Silvestri Room, 23rd June 2017)CNR Events
  • A Conceptual Proposal: Dealing with Illiberal Regimes in the EU, Lecture delivered by Zsolt Körtvélyesi. Premised that the increasing flow of refugees and asylum seekers is one of the most relevant challenges the EU is facing, Körtvélyesi focused on the ways the EU is dealing with the Hungarian response to the increased demands for asylum. According to the Hungarian researcher, the limits of the European asylum regime are linked to the emergence within the Union of what is often termed as illiberal regimes, with authoritarian tendencies; that is an important factor of the so called Eurocrisis and has a strong impact on the fundamental character of integration of the Union. With regard to illiberal challenge, Kortvelyesi observed that the Treaties do not give clear guidance, although they declare the core values of the EU (Art. 2 TEU) and establish the mechanisms to deal with systemic violations to these (Art. 7 TEU, a procedure easily blocked by the ‘illiberal coalition’ of Hungary and Poland), (CNR, Silvestri Room, 19th June 2017) – CNR Events
  • Civil Solidarity with Refugees. The Case of Hungary, Lecture delivered by Balázs Majtényi. Majtényi highlighted the fact that “in response to the refugee crises, in order to help refugees, some of the Hungarian civil movements organized themselves and circulated information on Facebook. They provided humanitarian help and services for refugees. These activities were considered in many cases illegal under Hungarian law, but at the same time they were protecting universal values (e.g. human dignity, equality), which are the basis of international and of the European human rights protection system (CNR, Roma, 20 July 2016)

 


Documents and Reports

  • Annual Report – 2017. Joint Project between ISGI-CNR and the Institute for Legal Studies of the HAS on: Human Rights of Asylum Seekers in Italy and Hungary – Influence of International and EU Law on Domestic Actions, Gianfranco Tamburelli (February 2018)
  • Annual Report – 2016. Joint Project between the Institute for International
    Legal Studies (ISGI) of the CNR and the Institute for Legal Studies of the HAS on: Human Rights of Asylum Seekers in Italy and Hungary – Influence of
    International and EU Law on Domestic Actions, Gianfranco Tamburelli (February 2017)
  • Nota – Research stay in Budapest, 5-9 September 2016, Andrea Crescenzi (15 September 2016)
  • Nota – Research stay in Budapest, 5-9 September 2016, Rosita Forastiero (15 September 2016)

 

 

 


 

Responsible Italian Team

Researchers

  • Andrea Crescenzi
  • Rosita Forastiero

Responsible Hungarian Team

  • Balázs Majtényi

Researchers

  • Dezső Tamás Ziegler
  • Zsolt Körtvélyesi