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Evelien Brouwer works as senior-researcher at the section migration law at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Her areas of expertise include EU law and human rights, access to legal remedies, data protection and privacy law, with a special focus on border and visa policies, the use of EU databases and biometrics. She defended in 2007 her PhD thesis Digital Borders and Real Rights. Effective remedies for third-country nationals in the Schengen Information System at the Radboud University Nijmegen.

Brouwer is involved in bachelor and master courses on migration and human rights, the supervision of (bachelor, master and PhD) theses and training courses for professionals. 

Research

Evelien Brouwer participated in different research programmes, funded by the European Commission and the European Parliament, including projects dealing with the transfer of PNR data within the EU, EU-counter terrorism policies, and internal border controls within the Schengen area.

She is currently involved in the Horizon 2020 project, CEASEVAL, on the evaluation of the Common European Asylum System and member of the supervision committee of a Leiden University research project on Dutch migration law for the Dutch Research and Documentation Centre (WODC).

Prizes and Awards

In 2018, Brouwer has been awarded the Fernand Braudel Senior Fellowship by the European University Institute (EUI) Law Faculty, Florence. This grant allows her to visit the EUI between 1 February and 31 May 2019 for research on the use of entry bans and databases in Europe, and the meaning of sovereignty, citizenship and risk.

For her PhD thesis, Brouwer has been awarded the Dutch ‘Staatsrechtkringprijs’ (constitutional law association award) in 2009. 

Ancillary activities

  • Adviescommissie Vreemdelingenzaken (ACVZ) | Den Haag | member | 2015-07-01

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Ancillary activities

- member of the 'Meijers Committee' or Standing Committee of Experts on International Immigration, Refugee and Criminal Law.

- member of the board of the Stichting Hanneke Steenbergen Scriptieprijs (annual award for master thesis in the field of migration law).

- member of the board of the Stichting Migration Law Expertise Centre.

Grants

In 2010, Brouwer received a NWO-grant (Dutch Organisation for Science) for her research project (2011-2015) dealing with the meaning of mutual trust in EU migration law. 

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Research Output 2008 2018

Kroniek van het migratierecht

Battjes, H., Boeles, P., Brouwer, E. R., Cornelisse, G. N., Reneman, A. M., Slingenberg, C. H., Spijkerboer, T. P. & Stronks, M., 16 Oct 2018, In : Nederlands Juristenblad. 35, p. 2672 2683 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademic

AG Mengozzi’s conclusion in X and X v. Belgium on the positive obligation to issue humanitarian visa. A legitimate plea to ensure safe journeys for refugees

Brouwer, E. R., Mar 2017, No 2017/09 ed. https://www.ceps.eu/system/files/PI2017-09_EB_VisaCode.pdf : CEPS (Centre for European Policy Studies). 10 p.

Research output: Book / ReportReportProfessional

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HvJ EU, 7 maart 2017, X. en X. v. België, C-638/16 PPU: Verplicht de Visumcode tot afgifte van humanitaire visa aan Syriërs?

Brouwer, E. R., Al Tamimi, Y. & Coene, R., 2017, In : Asiel&Migrantenrecht. 8, p. 327-333 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademic

International cooperation and the exchange of personal data: Safeguarding trust and fundamental rights

Brouwer, E. R., 21 Nov 2017, Constitutionalising the Security Union: Effectiveness, Rule of Law and Rights on Countering Terrorism and Crime . Carrera, S. & Mitsilegas, V. (eds.). Brussels: CEPS, p. 73-86 14 p. Chapter 7

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademic

Open Access
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Activities 2012 2016

  • 6 Lecture / Presentation
  • 4 Membership
  • 3 Conference
  • 2 Expert meeting

Mutual Recognition and Mutual Trust, Preconditions, Limits and Diversity

Brouwer, E. R. (Speaker)
7 Jul 2016

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

‘EU migration policy: mutual trust and shared responsibility’

Brouwer, E. R. (Invited speaker)
10 Feb 2016

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Europe’s internal borders: idea and future of the Schengen system

Brouwer, E. R. (Speaker)
12 Nov 2016

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

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Brouwer, E. R. (Chair)
2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic

Prizes

ban
refugee law
Law
exclusion
university teacher

Press / Media

De Asielzoekmachine

E.R. Brouwer

20/06/16

1 media contribution

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