The issue of EU responsibility in Frontex’s alleged violations of human rights

Torre, Benedetta (A.A. 2020/2021) The issue of EU responsibility in Frontex’s alleged violations of human rights. Tesi di Laurea in International organization and human rights, Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Francesco Cherubini, pp. 125. [Master's Degree Thesis]

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From the Schengen convention to the European border and coast guard agency (Frontex). The legal basis for the EU management of external borders. The Schengen acquis. The creation of the European border and coast guard agency. The evolution of Frontex and the framework for protection of human rights. A general overview on the evolution and structure of the agency. The agency’s framework for the protection of human rights. The legal responsibility of the EU in Frontex’s violations of human rights. Setting the stage: the recent accusations of illegal pushbacks. The issue of responsibility: member States and Frontex. The action for damages and fundamental rights: EU public liability law. The challenge of identifying EU responsibility in Frontex’s violation of human rights. Final reflections on how to create a more effective mechanism of protection of human rights within Frontex. Changing the human rights’ mechanisms within Frontex: proposals. The way forward: the new pact on asylum and migration.


Bibliografia: pp. 100-113.

Thesis Type: Master's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Master's Degree Programs > Master's Degree Program in International Relations (LM-62)
Chair: International organization and human rights
Thesis Supervisor: Cherubini, Francesco
Thesis Co-Supervisor: Saccucci, Andrea
Academic Year: 2020/2021
Session: Summer
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2021 13:11
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2021 13:11


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