Jean-Yves CARLIER is professor in Belgium at the Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain), the Université de Liège and the Facultés universitaires Saint Louis. He is also Barrister (avocat). He is or was visiting professor in different universities (Paris 2 (Panthéon-Assas), Caen, Strasbourg, Aix-Marseille, Montréal, Den Hague Academy of International Law, Rabat, Tunis, Ouagadougou, Cotonou, Bujumbura, Bukavu). He teaches International Private Law, European Law and Human Rights.
Sylvie Sarolea, professor at UCLouvain, teaches refugee law, international immigration law, international private law and human rights. Sylvie Sarolea is also a lawyer at the Bar of Walloon Brabant. She founded the EDEM, which she has been coordinating since 2011. She is a member of the Odysseus academic network. She coordinates and/or participates in several interdisciplinary research projects (LIMA, GLOBMIG, VULNER, ISEMI…). She is involved in privileged partnerships in Canada, Morocco and South Kivu.
Francesco Gatta is a researcher at the University of Milan. He has a double PhD in EU law (University of Padova and Leopold-Franzens- Universität Innsbruck, Austria). He was a Global College of Law Fellow during the fall of 2017.
Eleonora Frasca holds a Master’s degree in Law (Faculty of Law of the University of Rome “Sapienza”) and a Master of Science in Public Policy and Human Development (Maastricht Graduate School of Governance and United Nations University UNU-Merit) with a specialisation in migration studies. She started a PhD in EU Migration Law in November 2018 under the supervision of Professor Sylvie Sarolea in the context of the GLOBMIG project. Prof. Jean-Yves Carlier and Prof. Fréderic Docquier are members of her comité d’accompagnement. Her PhD research is entitled “The legal relevance of EU-Africa cooperation on migration”. In 2021, Eleonora has participated to international seminars and conferences, both in-person and online and she has published articles in peer-reviewed journals (in the European Journal of Human Rights, in the Queen Mary Law Journal, and in the Italian Journal Costituzionalismo.it), several case notes and blog posts on a wide range of topics related to EU Migration Law ranging from EU-third countries migration cooperation, the European Commission’s New Pact on Migration and Asylum, human rights violations at the EU external borders and the question of equal treatment of third-country nationals residing in the EU.
Brock Isaac Muhambya, a civil rights militant and, lawyer, holds a master’s degree in International Law from the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain). Since 2012 he has been an active participant in La Lutte pour le Changement (LUCHA), a non-violent civil society movement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Since its inception, this non-partisan movement has worked for social justice and democracy and combatted extractivism, repression, and corruption. From his foundation, Brock Isaac Muhambya has worked in different areas, although owing to his legal training he has focused on the defence of detained militants. He has also played a key role in bringing the movement’s cause to international attention.
Alfred Ombeni Musimwa is a PhD researcher in Legal Sciences, Faculty of Law and Criminology at Université Catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain).