Asylum statistics for 2016 in key European countries are in the process of being published by national authorities. This article provides an overview of asylum trends, up-to-date as of 17 January 2017.
The Italian Presidential Decree 234/2016, setting out a procedure for age assessment of unaccompanied children victims of trafficking, entered into force on 6 January 2017.
The Greek Council for Refugees has published a report of its latest monitoring visits to Leros and Kos, held in September and November 2016 respectively.
In a report published today, ECRE presents the findings of its fact-finding visit to Croatia between 28 November and 1 December 2016.
On 30 November 2016, the Belgian Secretary of State for Asylum and Migration presented a general policy note to the Parliament on the future of Belgium’s refugee protection and migration policy.