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Veronika Flegar

Education / Research Staff Member

Name
V.L.B. Flegar LLM
Telephone
+31 71 527 8980
E-mail
v.l.b.flegar@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Researcher (Leiden University) on the Interational Year of Disabled Persons at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). PhD Candidate (University of Groningen) on the identification of migrant vulnerabilities by international human rights and humanitarian organizations.

More information about Veronika Flegar

Research

Veronika Flegar is working as a researcher for the ERC-funded project "Rethinking Disability" at the Institute for History of Leiden University where she focuses on the activities for and perceptions of disabled asylum seekers and refugees during the Interational Year of Disabled Persons at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). In addition, Veronika is employed as a PhD Candidate at the Department of Constitutional Law, Administrative Law and Public Administration at the Faculty of Law of the University of Groningen where she focuses on the identification of migrant vulnerabilities by international human rights and humanitarian organizations. Next to her work, she is is a board member of the Johannes Wier Foundation and secretary and board member of the Dutch Association for Migration Research.

Previously, Veronika worked as a policy researcher for the UNICEF-based Working Group on Children in Asylum Seeker Centres in the Netherlands and as a project leader and legal coordinator for several EU-funded projects for undocumented migrants and asylum-seeking children at the Dutch Council for Refugees.

Veronika studied International Relations (BA, cum laude) and International Law and Human Rights (LLM, summa cum laude) at the University of Groningen and the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. She also participated in the Honours College of the University of Groningen and received the Avril McDonald Prize for her current PhD research project.

 

Education / Research Staff Member

  • Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
  • Institute for History
  • Algemene Geschiedenis

Work address

Johan Huizinga Building
Doelensteeg 16
2311 VL Leiden
Room number 2.03b

Contact

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