As a PhD researcher at the University of Twente, my work focuses on the national implementation of asylum policies in the European Union. I hold this position as a member of the Post Crisis Legitimacy of the European Union Innovative Training Network, under the EU Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions.

Latest Publications:

Olivares-Méndez M., Triculescu R-M. (2020) Human Rights and Unreliable Institutions in a Globalized World: The Case of Irregular Migrants in Mexico. In: Le Clercq J., Abreu Sacramento J. (eds). Rebuilding the State Institutions. Springer, Cham.

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Why EU institutions alone cannot reform the Common European Asylum System

Originally published at Post-Crisis Democracy in Europe on July 27, 2020. The current global health crisis has once again exposed the risks faced by asylum seekers in their attempts to secure a form of international protection. For those seeking refuge, undertaking such risks is nothing new. It was, after all, only five years ago whenContinue reading “Why EU institutions alone cannot reform the Common European Asylum System”