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Kalverboer, Prof. Margrite Kalverboer

Margrite Kalverboer
Margrite Kalverboer

Children, Pedagogics and Refugee and Asylum Law

Besides her current position as Professor by special appointment at the UG, Kalverboer has been the Dutch Children’s Ombudsman since 2016. Kalverboer is also affiliated with the Study Centre for Children, Migration and Law, which researches children (and their families) within the context of migration law. Kalverboer recently (2019) made the news when she wanted to try to repatriate Dutch children of parents who joined ISIS in Syria ‘As Children’s Ombudsman, I stand up for all children. That also includes children in youth care, children who live in poverty or gifted children who are in a tricky situation’, stated Kalverboer in Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant.

Article Volkskrant
Article Volkskrant
Last modified:14 August 2019 3.48 p.m.
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