#EU asylum support office

Summer School on Forced Migration and Asylum: a Multidisciplinary Approach 3-8 July 2017 – BOLOGNA (IT)

  • 2 maggio 2017

Why take part? The Summer School, organised by two organisations active on the frontline of reception and integration of asylum seekers and supported by several public and private partners working in the field, will investigate a broad range of fundamental issues associated with the current phenomenon of forced migration adopting a methodological approach that is […]

“What the European Union is experiencing at the moment is a lack of trust”. A chat with MEP Elly Schlein on the reform of the Dublin Regulation

  • 20 febbraio 2017

On May 4th 2016, the European Commission issued a legislative proposal to reform the current Dublin III Regulation, which establishes the mechanism for determining the Member States responsible for assessing asylum applications. The new “Dublin IV” proposal adds some important features to the original legal framework, which have attracted the attention and the critique of […]

Ambassador Matheel Dhayif Al-Sabti: Iraq will not accept forced deportations from Finland

  • 19 gennaio 2017

Written by Enrique Tessieri from the Migrant Tales Blog, member of the Asylum Corner Network Migrant Tales had the opportunity to speak to Iraqi Ambassador to Finland, Matheel Dhayif Al-Sabti, on Wednesday about Iraq’s official policy towards deportation of its national: “I’m saying that Iraq will not accept forced deportations.” When asked how many Iraqis […]

The EU Agenda on Migration: a debate on the current situation and future developments

  • 22 aprile 2016

On May 4th, the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna, in collaboration with the association ‘Asilo in Europa’, will hold a public meeting which aims to discuss the current difficult situation on migration and potential future developments. “Migrants and refugees: conflicts, borders, hotspots and relocations. The current situation and future developments” is the subtitle to the public […]

The voice of the European Parliament on Migration: An interview with the MEP Cécile Kyenge

  • 13 maggio 2015

  Asylum Corner: As co-rapporteur of the Initiative Report for Migrations in the Mediterranean Sea at the European Parliament, what do you think about the 10 points plan presented by Commissioner Avramopoulos during the Foreign Affairs Ministries meeting in Luxembourg last April? Cécile Kyenge: It is important to point out that Commissioner Avramopoulos’ agenda looks […]

The European Asylum Support Office: a dialogue with the Spokesperson Jean-Pierre Schembri

  • 13 maggio 2015

  Following our first article on the structure and main tasks of the European Asylum Support Office, we interviewed Jean-Pierre Schembri, Spokesperson of the EASO, to satisfy our and many other people’s interest. Asylum Corner: Due to the primary importance of asylum issues in today’s European politics, the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) keeps strengthening […]

Security in Afghanistan: a Country Report

  • 13 maggio 2015

  Country of Origin Information (COI) reports are fundamental tools for processing asylum requests and working every day with asylum seekers. In this first article of the COI section we will provide an overview of the security situation in Afghanistan based on the last EASO’s report issued in January 2015. With 122.790 asylum applications, Afghans […]