Patrizia Rinaldi


Twitter: @patriziarn



Patrizia Rinaldi is a PhD candidate in Migration and Development at the Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid. Her research topic is the unaccompanied migrant minors, transition to adulthood. She obtained a master's degree in international law. She is an expert of European asylum, the right of the child, and the migration dynamics in southern Europe: Spain, Italy and Greece. She is part of the Instituto Universitario sobre Migraciones_(IUEM).  -


Recent Publications:

  • 2019 - “Preliminary remarks: refoulement at the border undermines the best interest of the child”. Chapter of Migration Issues before International Courts and Tribunals. IRiSS/CNR (being published).
  • 2014 - “I have seen the Children. Unaccompanied migrant minors in EU and US working paper - CMS New York.
  • 2013 - "Institutional birth and growth of family enterprises”, chapter.6 in "OPIS" Adalgiso Amendola (ed.), Franco Angeli.
  • 2012 - “The best interest of children: Tabitha case” – Master dissertation in International Law, Repository of Comillas Pontifical University, Madrid

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