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Margit Ammer (on leave)

Info
Title: 
Dr.in, E.MA
First Name: 
Margit
Last Name: 
Ammer
Position: 
Researcher
Telephone: 
+43-1-42 77-27462
Address: 
Freyung 6 (Schottenhof), 1. Hof, Stiege II, A-1010 Wien

 

Curriculum Vitae

Key competences

  •  Research in the areas of asylum and migration (national, EU, international level)
  • Research in the areas of environment and human rights, in particular on migration/flight and the environment
  • Research on national human rights institutions
  • Drafting of expert opinions and thematic studies
  • Courses, lectures, presentations, speeches on refugee law and human rights in general (in particular on human rights in the European context)

Professional record

  • Researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights (since March 2007)
  • Election Observations with OSCE/ODIHR und EU
  • Legal counseling and representation of refugees (2004-2006)
  • Legal officer in a law office (2005-2006) and apprentice judge at Austrian courts (2003)

Education

  • Doctoral programme at the University of Vienna, topic of dissertation: “Access to wage-earning employment by third-country nationals in need of protection in Austria”
  • Post-Graduate-Studies European Master’s Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation (E.MA), EIUC (European Inter-University Centre, Venice)
  • Legal studies (elective field of specialisation ‘International Relations’), University of Vienna, Mag.a iur

 

Publications

  • Ammer M./Busch B./Dorn N./Rienzner M./Santner-Wolfartsberger A./Schicho W./Seidlhofer B./Spitzl K. (2013) Ein umstrittenes Beweismittel. Sprachanalyse als Instrument der Herkunftsbestimmung in Asylverfahren [A Contested Means of Evidence. Language Analysis as an Instrument to Determine Origin in the Asylum Procedure], juridikum 3/2013, Vienna: Verlag Österreich.
  • Ammer M./Kronsteiner R./Schaffler Y./Kurz B./Kremla M. (2013) Krieg und Folter im Asylverfahren: Eine psychotherapeutische und juristische Studie [War and Torture in the Asylum Procedure: A Psychotherapeuthic and Legal Study], Vienna: Neuer Wissenschaftlicher Verlag.
  • Ammer M. (2013) Zugang zum Arbeitsmarkt für Asylsuchende aus menschenrechtlicher Perspektive [Access to the labour market for asylum seekers from a human rights perspective], in juridikum no. 1/2013, Vienna: Verlag Österreich, 28-36.
  • Ammer M. (2012) The EU Asylum and Migration Policy, in Nowak M., Januszewski K.M., Hofstätter T. (eds) All Human Rights for All: Vienna Manual on Human Rights, 198-203.
  • Ammer M., Stadlmayr L. (2012) Human Rights and Environment – Facing Climate Change, in Nowak M., Januszewski K.M., Hofstätter T. (eds) All Human Rights for All: Vienna Manual on Human Rights, 563-576.
  • Sax, Helmut/ Ammer, Margit/ Mandl, Sabine (2012) Country study Austria, in Nonchev, Andrey/ Tagarov, Nikolai (eds) (2012) Integrating Refugee and Asylum-seeking Children in the Educational Systems of EU Member States, Centre for the Study of Democracy, 77-107.
  • Ammer M., Köhler K. (2010) Kommunikation im Asylverfahren aus menschenrechtlicher Sicht, in Rienzner M., Slezak G. (eds) Sprache und Translation in der Rechtspraxis, Stichproben no. 19, 153-174.
  • Ammer M. (2010) Klimawandelinduzierte Umweltveränderungen als Ursache für unfreiwillige Binnenmigration: ist Europa verpflichtet zu helfen?, in Zeitschrift für Menschenrechte, 2/2010, Jg. 4, Wochenschau Verlag, 48-72.
  • Ammer M., Nowak M., Stadlmayr L., Hafner G. (2010) Rechtsstellung und rechtliche Behandlung von Umweltflüchtlingen, study commissioned by the Federal German Environment Agency, available at http://www.uba.de/uba-info-medien/4035.html
  • Ammer M., Crowly N., Liegl B., Holzleithner E., Wladasch K., Yesilkagit K. (2010) Synthesis Report: Study on Equality Bodies set up under Directives 2000/43/EC, 2004/113/EC and 2006/54/EC, study commissioned by the EU Commission, available at http://ec.europa.eu/social/BlobServlet?docId=6454&langId=en
  • Ammer M. (2009) Nationale Menschenrechtsinstitutionen in Europa, in Bielefeldt H., Deile V., Hamm B. et al (eds.) (2009) Jahrbuch Menschenrechte 2010: Kinder und Jugendliche, Böhlau, Vienna, 300-314.
  • Ammer M. (2009) Climate change and Human Rights: The Status of Climate Refugees in Europe, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights, available at http://www.udhr60.ch/research.html.
  • Wladasch K., Köhler K., Ammer M. (2009) Diversity in Schools, in Europa Ethnica 1-2/2009, Braumüller Verlag, Vienna, 2-14.
  • Ammer M. (2008) Verbot der Sklaverei und Zwangsarbeit, in Heißl G. (ed.) (2008) Handbuch Menschenrechte, Facultas Universitätsverlag, Vienna, 118-130.
  • Liegl B., Wladasch K., Ammer M. (2008) Religionsfreiheit im Kampf der Kulturen, in Bielefeldt H., Deile V., Hamm B., Hutter F.J., Tretter H. et al (eds.) (2008) Jahrbuch Menschenrechte 2009: Religionsfreiheit und Menschenrechte, Böhlau, Vienna.
  • Ammer M., Buchinger K. (2008) Die Moscheen- und Minarettdebatte aus grundrechtlicher Sicht, in migralex 3/2008, Braumüller Verlag, Vienna, pp. 78-85.
  • Ammer M. (2007) Schubhaft und Asyl, in juridikum 2007/2, Verlag Österreich, 72-78.
  • Alternative Report on the Austrian Implementation of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography (OPSC) Child Trafficking April/May 2008; available at http://www.crin.org/resources/infoDetail.asp?ID=18255&flag=legal