The Country Reports on Niger, Serbia, Tunisia and Turkey are now available online.

August 2022


Asylum for Containment
EU arrangements with Niger, Serbia, Tunisia and Turkey

By Bachirou Ayouba Tinni (GERMES, Université Abdou Moumouni, Niamey, Niger); Olga Djurovic and Rados Djurovic (Asylum Protection Center, Belgrade, Serbia); Abdoulaye Hamadou (Université Djibo Hamani, Tahoua, Niger); Meltem Ineli-Ciger (Süleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey); Gamze Ovacık (Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey); Fatma Raach (Université de Jendouba, Tunisia); Hiba Sha’ath (York University, Toronto, Canada); Thomas Spijkerboer and Orçun Ulusoy (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands)

About ASILE Project

The ASILE project studies the interactions between emerging international protection systems and the United Nations Global Compact for Refugees (UN GCR), with particular focus on the European Union’s role and contribution. It examines the characteristics of international, country-specific and EU asylum governance instruments and arrangements and their gender and age specific impacts on individuals and sharing of responsibility from the perspective of their effectiveness, fairness and consistency with international and regional human rights and refugee law standards…

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The ASILE Global Portal is an interactive and visually attractive web platform, through which users are able to have direct access the most relevant research findings, reports and outputs in the areas of asylum, refugee and international protection in light of the UN Global Compact on Refugees (UN GCR).

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EU Third Country Arrangements

EU Third Country Arrangements

New Publication
March 2023

The paper identifies specific forms of EU cooperation with selected third countries that give rise to questions of compatibility with binding norms of international, European and EU law.

Asylum for Containment

Asylum for Containment

March 2023

This report synthesises four country studies concerning European political, legal and financial instruments in the field of Asylum and Migration in Niger, Serbia,
Tunisia and Turkey.
This Report is available in English and in French.

Temporary Protection for Refugees: The Caseof Zimbabwe

Temporary Protection for Refugees: The Case
of Zimbabwe

ASILE Annual Conference_Events
25 January 2023
Cape Town

On the occasion of the third ASILE Annual Meeting, our partner UCT organized a public event and a Task Force looking at the Temporary Protection of Zimbabwean Refugees.

Latest Forum Contributions

Sisyphus keeps on rolling

Forum Contribution on The Partnership Approaches in the UN Global Compacts on Refugees and and Migration
May 2023

Contribution by Stefan Rother, Arnold-Bergstraesser-Institute

The Declaration on a Voluntary Solidarity Mechanism and EU Asylum Policy

The Declaration on a Voluntary Solidarity Mechanism and EU Asylum Policy

Forum Contribution on EU Temporary Protection Responses to the Ukraine War and the Future of the EU Asylum System
7 October 2022

Closing paper contribution to the Forum on EU Temporary Protection Responses to the Ukraine War and the Future of the EU Asylum System by Sergio Carrera & Roberto Cortinovis


Check our Country Papers

The Country Papers examine and provide evidence on country-specific instruments, their material and personal scope. You will find a total of six Country Fiches: Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, Jordan, Niger, Serbia, South Africa, Tunisia and Turkey.

Check our Working Papers Series

Don’t miss to read the working papers from the selected students that participated in the ASILE Training School of September 2021. 

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