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


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 Highlights

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.

Don’t miss to read the working papers produced during the project.

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