05 September 2015

Regional Focus: Europe

Syrians in Austria; ©UNHCR/M. Henley

Symposium: Rethinking Europe’s Asylum System: Towards Better Protection and Equal Standards, Brussels, 15 September 2015 [info]


2,400 Reasons to Care (IRIN, Sept. 2015) [text]

Annual Report on Immigration and Asylum 2014: A Synthesis of Annual Policy Reports 2014 Submitted by EU Member States and Norway (European Migration Network, June 2015) [text via EMN Belgium]

Building a Legal Fence: Amendments to the Hungarian Asylum Law Seriously Endanger Access to Protection (Hungarian Helsinki Committee, Aug. 2015) [text]

"Decision-making Processes and Asylum Claims in Europe: An Empirical Analysis of Refugee Characteristics and Asylum Application Outcomes," Decyzje, no. 23 (2015) [full-text]

The Dublin System and the Right to an Effective Remedy (EDAL, Sept. 2015) [text]

*EU Migratory Challenge: Possible Responses to the Refugee Crisis (European Parliamentary Research Service, Sept. 2015) [access]

Europe Doesn't Have a Migrant Crisis, It Has a Syrian Crisis (IRIN, Sept. 2015) [text]

Forced Return Monitoring Systems (EU Agency for Fundamental Rights, updated Aug. 2015) [access]

Manuel de Droit Suisse des Migrations: Bases Légales Européennes et Fédérales du Droit Suisse des Etrangers et de l’Asile (EU Agency for Fundamental Rights, 2015) [text via Refworld]

UNHCR Chief Issues Key Guidelines for Dealing with Europe's Refugee Crisis (UNHCR, Sept. 2015) [text]

Why 100,000s of Syrian Refugees are Fleeing to Europe (Order from Chaos Blog, Sept. 2015) [text]

Web sites: 

EU MED Crisis: A Humanitarian Emergency (Statewatch) [access]
- "This Observatory covers the arrival of migrants and the reactions and failures within the EU (both governmental and within communities)."

*Refugees/Migrants Emergency Response: Mediterranean (UNHCR) [access]
- "UNHCR has launched a comprehensive data portal on the Mediterranean refugee and migrant situation and the various responses. The portal contains data, statistical information, maps, reports, situation updates, and other information." (HT to Migrants at Sea)


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- Regional Focus: Europe (2 Sept. 2015)

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