Geertrui Daem

Geertrui Daem is a PhD researcher at the Institute for Private International Law. Her empirical research focuses on the the complex legal problems refugees and beneficiaries of subsidiary protection enncounter in Belgium regarding the recognition of their personal status. Geertrui studied Law in Ghent and Aix-en- Provence (2003) and holds an additional Master in Conflict and Development (2004).
After completing her lawyers exam, she worked for the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in Algeria and Kenia. She further completed her asylum and migration expertise whilst working for the Flemish Refugee Action and the Belgian Refugee Council. As a migration law expert within the Agency for Civic Integration, she provided legal advice to practicioners working in the field of migration.
She is particularly interested in migration law, private international law and human rights law.

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