16 September 2013

Regional Focus: Europe

Upcoming events:

IARLJ European Chapter Conference, Göteborg, Sweden, 21-22 November 2013 [info]
- Focus is on recent developments in European asylum law; open to IARLJ members; register by 23 Sept. 2013 for better rate.

Annual Conference on EU Asylum Law 2013, Trier, Germany, 28-29 October 2013 [info]
- Focus is on revisions to the Common European Asylum System (CEAS); register by 28 Sept. 2013 for better rate.


Current Challenges Regarding the International Refugee Law, with Focus on EU Policies and EU Co-operation with UNHCR, Liberty and Security in Europe Paper, no. 59 (CEPS, Sept. 2013) [text]

EASO Quarterly Asylum Report: Q1 2013 (European Asylum Support Office, 2013) [text]
- See also related EASO Monitor comment on this report and ECRE's comments on EASO's Annual Report.

"Europe Failing Syrian Refugees," IPS, 12 Sept. 2013 [text]

How Switzerland is Quietly Criminalizing its Asylum Seekers (MintPress News, Sept. 2013) [text via Oppenheimer Chair]

Key Figures on Asylum to the EU (Thomson Reuters, Sept. 2013) [access]
- Follow link for three infographics.

UNHCR Recommendations on Important Aspects of Refugee Protection in Italy (UNHCR, July 2013) [text]
- See also ECRE comment; on a related note, IPS and UNHCR both recently reported on the increase in arrivals of asylum-seekers in Italy.

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