The first ASILE Forum assesses the implications of the Pact’s dualistic understanding of individuals from the perspective of refugee protection, human rights and the rule of law. It is composed by a kick-off Policy Insight which is followed by reactions by a group of European and international scholars.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on the institution of asylum, exacerbating longer term trends limiting the ability of asylum seekers to cross-borders to seek protection.
Interviewing Prof. Thomas Spijkerboer on International and regional human rights and refugee law standards
Prof. Spijkerboer presents the research that will be conducted on the current EU arrangements with third countries of origin and transit of persons seeking international protection.
Interviewing Prof. Jens Vedsted-Hansen on International and regional human rights and refugee law standards
Prof. Vedsted-Hansen talks about the importance to examine the existing international and regional human rights and refugee law standards.
Prof. Noll presents the main lines of their work within the project on the examination of the field of actors and stakeholders involved in the policy design and implementation of asylum policy and legal instruments and arrangements and the UN GCR.
Prof. Geddes introduces the work and background research that will be conducted within the ASILE project within the first phase.
In this video the ASILE Project Coordinator, Prof. Carrera, together with Ms Pavey (UNHCR) introduce the ASILE project giving an overview on the main objectives of the project and the role of UNHCR.
During the 30-31 January, the ASILE partners gathered together in Brussels to present and debate on the work plan of the project as well as the timeline of the tasks.