ASILE POLICY BRIEF
Implementing the United Nations Global Compact on Refugees? Global Asylum Governance and the Role of the European Union
By Sergio Carrera, Lina Vosyliute, Leiza Brumat and Nikolas Feith Tan
NEW COUNTRY REPORTS
The Country Reports on Niger, Serbia, Tunisia and Turkey are now available online.
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…
Visit Our ASILE Global Portal
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).
Are all Afghan women and girls refugees? An analysis in light of the Refugee Convention
Article for EJIL Talk arguing that Afghan women and girls as a group face discriminatory ill treatment amounting to persecution and, as such, qualify for group-based recognition as Convention refugees.
Externalization and the UN Global Compact on Refugees
This Policy Brief examines recent externalization policy and legal initiatives in Europe that are
affecting asylum seekers’ and refugees’ access to asylum.
Policy drivers on the Global Compact on Refugees in Serbia
Although the United Nations Global Compact on Refugees (GCR) has elaborated a clear set of shared policy objectives on addressing forced displacement, it is less evident how these objectives are best to be achieved politically. Using a lens of “political responsibility” for policies, this paper studies domestic and international policy actors, and their roles and interests for explaining policies relevant to the GCR in the Republic of Serbia since 2018.
Latest Forum Contributions
The eternal question: What does “mass influx” really mean? Reflections after the first activation of the Temporary Protection Directive 2001/55
Contribution by Nuria Arenas Hidalgo
Next Step after the Termination of Temporary Protection Regime
Contribution by Ayşe Dicle Ergin
Multi-stakeholder Engagement in the Strengthening of National Asylum Systems
Contribution by Cecilia Vejby Andersen and Solveig Als
Interviewing Prof. Andrew Geddes on Asylum Governance Instruments and Actors
Prof. Geddes introduces the work and background research that will be conducted within the ASILE project within the first phase.
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.
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
Get in touch
Subscribe to receive news about ASILE.