NEWS & EVENTS

Containing and controlling mobility in Canada and the EU

Containing and controlling mobility in Canada and the EU

ASILE Regional Workshop Canada
7 September
Hybrid

This Regional Workshop will gather academics, civil society representatives and other key stakeholders to comparatively address a set of relevant policy and legal developments related to refugee protection and solutions in Canada and the European Union.

ASILE paper on Refugee Recognition and Resettlement

ASILE paper on Refugee Recognition and Resettlement

New Publication
May 2022

This working paper explores refugee recognition processes, in particular refugee status determination (RSD), and resettlement processes, with the aim of opening up new lines of scholarly and policy enquiry.

The Right of Asylum in Comparative Regional Perspectives

The Right of Asylum in Comparative Regional Perspectives

New ASILE publication
May 2022

This working paper provides an account of regional standards on the right of asylum, with a focus on protection systems in Europe, the Americas and Africa – the three regions with binding regional and sub-regional protection regimes.

Temporary Protection for People Fleeing War in Ukraine

Temporary Protection for People Fleeing War in Ukraine

Webinar
5 May 2022

ASILE, PROTECT & VULNER projects joint forces in a Webinar to discuss the EU responses to people fleeing war in Ukraine, including the implementation challenges and the way forward for the Common European Asylum System (CEAS).

New ASILE Forum Discussion

New ASILE Forum Discussion

New Forum Discussions on EU Temporary Protection Responses to the Ukraine War and the Future of the EU Asylum System
April 2022

The second ASILE Forum assesses the responses of the EU and the Member States to the forced displacement from Ukraine and activation of the Temporary Protection Directive 2001/55/EC in Europe.

New Working Papers Series

New Working Papers Series

Working Paper Series
11 March 2022

From the first ASILE Virtual Training School that took place from 14-17 September 2021, you can now download the selected papers from the participating students.

Between politics and inconvenient evidence

Between politics and inconvenient evidence

ASILE Paper
10 December 2021

Following the European Commission’s recent release of its Renewed EU Action Plan Against Migrant Smuggling (2021-2025), the authors take stock of key insights arising from recent and ongoing research on the facilitation of irregular migration.

Implementing the united nations global compact on refugees?

Implementing the united nations global compact on refugees?

Policy Brief
June 2021

This Policy Brief presents the preliminary findings and policy recommendations emerging from the first 18 months of the ASILE H2020 project (Global Asylum Governance and the EU’s Role). It provides an analysis of asylum governance instruments that have been portrayed as ‘promising practices’ in countries like Brazil, Canada, Jordan, South Africa as well as in the EU.

Community Sponsorship in Europe

Community Sponsorship in Europe

Relevant Publication
April 2021

This article explores the recent emergence of community sponsorship of refugees in Europe, an approach which shares responsibility between civil society and the state for the admission and/or integration of refugees.

Check our Country Fiches

Check our Country Fiches

Country Fiches
March 2021

The Country Fiches 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, South Africa and Turkey.

Pushbacks and lack of accountability at the Greek-Turkish borders

Pushbacks and lack of accountability at the Greek-Turkish borders

New Publication
February 2021

Check our new Publication on ‘Pushbacks and lack of accountability at the Greek-Turkish borders’ by Dr. Roberto Cortinovis (CEPS). This paper analyses the negative impact of this heavily securitised approach on asylum seekers’ fundamental rights, in particular its implications for the right to asylum that underpins the Common European Asylum System (CEAS).

Unpacking EU Asylum Policy in light of The UN Global Compact on Refugees

Unpacking EU Asylum Policy in light of The UN Global Compact on Refugees

Virtual academic conference
19 January 2021, 15:15-16:45 CET
via Zoom

ASILE organized a Europe session at the 70th Anniversary of the founding of the UNHCR. This Session assessed the most recent developments in EU Asylum Policy from the perspective of their impacts on the UN GCR core guiding principles: international refugee protection and human rights.
Watch it now in YouTube.

Border Procedure: Efficient Examination or Restricted Access to Protection?

Related Publication
18 December 2020

This blogpost focus on the two proposals for a Screening Regulation and for an Asylum Procedure Regulation from the European Commission that must be seen in conjunction, these procedural devices should be considered in the light of the proposed pre-entry screening.

Policy Meeting on The EU and the UN Global Compact on Refugees

Policy Meeting on The EU and the UN Global Compact on Refugees

Policy Meeting
6 March 2020
The Egg, 175 Rue Bara, Brussels, Belgium

The Policy Meeting offers the opportunity to debate with policy makers about the role that the EU should play in ensuring EU member state government contributions in implementing the GCR.

ASILE Kick-off Meeting

ASILE Kick-off Meeting

Meeting
30-31 January 2020
CEPS, 1 Place du Congrès, Brussels, Belgium

During the 30-31 January, the ASILE partners gathered together at the CEPS premises in Brussels in order to present and debate on the work plan of the project as well as the timeline of the tasks.

Introducing the ASILE project

Introducing the ASILE project

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.

ASILE Kick-off Meeting

ASILE Kick-off Meeting

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.