Iris is a PhD candidate at Complutense University of Madrid. Her doctoral research focuses on assessing the real effectiveness of the guarantees provided by European and International law for the protection of the rights of asylum-seeking minors in Europe. The aim is to provide a guide to the main challenges faced by this vulnerable group in their hunt for international protection on our continent, in order to identify ways of moving towards a more protective scenario.
Originally from the Canary Islands, she holds a degree in Political Science since 2020, and a Master’s degree in European Union and the Mediterranean since 2021, both from the Complutense University of Madrid. In addition, she has deepened her knowledge of the European Union through a series of complementary courses and the development of small research projects on some key EU topics