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Mapping asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention and content of protection in Europe

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23 / 03 / 17

On 22 March 2017 the UK Home Office announced that Syrians resettled to the UK will be granted refugee status instead of the previously granted Humanitarian Protection.

17 / 03 / 17

A newly released ECRE study shows significant impact of three asylum-related cases from the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) and of the EU Charter on the national asylum policies of eight Member States.

16 / 03 / 17

A statistical update published by AIDA, releasing figures for 12 European countries from 2016, reveals persisting fundamental dysfunctions in the Dublin system.

16 / 03 / 17

The updated country report on Germany provides in-depth insight into the transformation and reform of the German asylum system in the aftermath of large-scale arrivals of asylum seekers. According to estimates by the Federal Ministry of Interior, 280,000 asylum seekers came to Germany in 2016, in comparison to an estimated 890,000 in 2015.

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10 / 03 / 17

The updated Country Report on Ireland tracks developments in the country’s asylum system following substantial reforms introduced in 2016. The main change is the commencement of the International Protection Act, which was signed into law in December 2015 and officially entered into effect on 31 December 2016.

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The Asylum Information Database (AIDA) is a database containing information on asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention and content of international protection across 20 countries.