Walls Won't Work. International Law for Sustainable Migration
8 Pages Posted: 5 Apr 2017
Date Written: December 4, 2016
In this essay I argue that to find sustainable solutions for handling international migration it is necessary to develop fundamental international principles on migration as a basis for global governance and international law. The essay briefly discusses general aspects of migration and migration law and then distinguishes three aspects that need to be addressed: the realities of international migration; the need of guiding principles; the need for gradual changes in international law that reflect the fact that issues such as international migration can only be solved at an international level through a system of law that finds a better balance between international law as the law of and for states and international law as the law of the international human society.
Keywords: migration, migration law, development of international law, principles of international law, sustainable society
JEL Classification: K33, K37, F22, K30, K40, F51, F53
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