Aniel Pahladsingh is an EU lawyer and writer born in the Netherlands with a Surinamese Dutch background. He is active with the European Union and has also worked for an EU institution. Aniel is specialized in the transposition of Europe to the Member States, where he approaches important issues ...
Aniel Pahladsingh is an EU lawyer and writer born in the Netherlands with a Surinamese Dutch background. He is active with the European Union and has also worked for an EU institution. Aniel is specialized in the transposition of Europe to the Member States, where he approaches important issues from various functions he has (legal advisor, judge, writer, director).
Aniel Pahladsingh studied Dutch law at Leiden University and then worked in various positions at the Immigration and Naturalization Service (IND). Since 2007 he has worked as a lawyer at the Council of State. He is the Secretary of the Commission on European Union Law at the Council, with coordinating tasks in the field of Union law, including questions on the EU Charter and the implementation of Union law into national law. Since 2010 he has been deputy judge at the district court of Rotterdam, where he settled disputes within administrative law.
In 2015 he had been seconded to the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg for a six-month term as an employee in the cabinet of the Dutch judge. He was also seconded in 2016 as senior lawyer at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (the Legal Affairs Division of European Law) in the context of the Dutch Presidency of the European Union. There he was charged with asylum files, migration (free movement of persons) and criminal law. In 2017, Aniel was appointed as a deputy member at the Human Rights Committee and is engaged in disputes about human rights protection. As author of the annotation bundle JHG EU Charter Selections, Aniel is an expert in the field of human rights protection in Europe for both legislation and case law.
Aniel has written several legal books and articles. His books are about the European migration policy with a particular interest in human rights. He has written 2 books on the Crimmigration Law in the EU. The central issue is the EU migration crisis and the measures that Member States can take such as the entry ban and the detention. He also describes the merger between migration law and criminal law. The books are available on the American and European markets in both English and Italian. Aniel speaks in Dutch and English at home and abroad (from the United States to India, and also in European cities like Brussels, Luxembourg and Paris).
Aniel has a distinctive vision. He is for a realistic EU and is able to explain the benefits of free movement. During his lectures Aniel answers questions such as: How does the European Union work? What powers do the Member States still have? What is the benefit of free movement within the EU? What does the asylum crisis mean and which solutions are there? Aniel is for the shelter of asylumseekers in the own region. He is also in favor of a more effective EU return policy regarding illegal immigrants. What tools are available and how can you use it? How can migration tools such as the ban on detention and detention be used to combat terrorism to protect national security? Aniel also gives lectures on human rights; What are human rights exactly, and what is the importance of this? Aniel brings his audience by the hand in the European world of free movement, asylum and migration, terrorism and human rights.