Helga Špadina

  • Assistant professor
  • Faculty of Law Osijek, University Josip Juraj Strossmayer Osijek, Croatia
  • https://www.pravos.unios.hr/

Helga Špadina is an Assistant Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law Osijek, Croatia. She specialized international law, human rights law, migration law, labor and social law and anti-discrimination law. She has working experience with the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations and UN refugee agencies in South-East Europe and Middle East. Her international assignments focused on international refugee law, human rights protection, anti-human trafficking, migration management and protection capacity building. She regularly provides expert reports and conducts analysis of legislation to UN agencies, international organizations and EU Expert Committees.



    Abstract: Social policy as a tool of migration control is particularly noticeable in countries with a trend towards securization of migration. Eastern European countries have more propensity towards such an approach. Croatia is one of countries where over-normativity of migration law and social policy results in the inability of migrants to settle and integrate. National social […]