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About the speaker

Jenny Poon is a Ph.D. candidate at the Faculty of Law of the University of Western Ontario, Canada, and a Barrister & Solicitor in Ontario, Canada. Jenny's research involves a comparative analysis of the principle of non-refoulement as a norm in both international and European Union law. Jenny has published in a variety of mediums, including in the European Papers, the McGill Journal of International Law & Legal Pluralism, and the Groningen Journal of International Law. Recent academic conference presentations include the Refugee Law Initiative, Birmingham Law School, University of East Anglia Law School, Michigan State University (US), York University (Canada), as well as her own Faculty of Law. 


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