Lina Vosyliute works as a Researcher within CEPS Justice and Home Affairs Research Programme. Her primary research interests are the EU migration, asylum and border policies. She also has broader expertise in the area of the Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights, such as questions related to criminal justice system, anti-discrimination policies in the EU.
Previously, Lina worked as a researcher at Vilnius-based institute Visionary Analytics, where she has gained considerable expertise in applying qualitative methods. Lina produced reports on audiovisual industries, education and labour market policies for international organisations, such as the OECD or European bodies, national authorities and institutions.
Since 2008, she has been conducting academic research and implemented evidence-based advocacy migration policies and human rights issues on behalf of various non-governmental organisations in Lithuania, Malta, Hungary, Belgium, the Netherlands and South Africa. For example, she has conducted comparative legal analysis on asylum detention conditions and on pre-trial arrests for Hungarian Helsinki Committee. In addition, she implemented compliance assessments on Roma rights in Lithuania for Roma Integration House and on labour rights in South African Fair Trade system for Environmental Monitoring Committee.
MA in Human Rights, Legal Studies Department, Central European University; BSc in Politics, Faculty of International Relations and Diplomacy, Vytautas Magnus University
Lina has co-authored several academic publications and journalistic articles. She has experience in delivering presentations at high-level policy events, such as a European Parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs hearing. In addition, she is skilled in moderation and facilitating learning processes via non-formal education methods.