Updates and News from AIDA and our Partners

01 / 12 / 17

The new Country Report on Portugal, the 21st country covered by the Asylum Information Database, provides a detailed account of the country’s legal framework, policy and practice relating to the asylum procedure, reception conditions, dete

30 / 11 / 17

The proposal for a Dublin IV Regulation constitutes the central feature of the European Commission’s package of legislative proposals for the reform of the Common European Asylum System (CEAS) tabled in 2016.

22 / 11 / 17

On 21 November 2017, the Irish Minister for Justice and Equality announced that Ireland will be opting into the

20 / 11 / 17

ECRE and the ELENA Network have published a new Legal Note on asylum applicants’ access to legal aid in Europe.

10 / 11 / 17

The latest Policy Note of the Belgian Secretary of State for Asylum and Migration, issued on 19 October 2017, outlines several measures to “restrict uncontrolled migratory influx” as a matter of political priority in 2018.

08 / 11 / 17

The Administrative Court of Mytilene has delivered three rulings upholding Syrian asylum seekers’ objections against detention, against the backdrop of a policy to detain Syrians on the Eastern Aegean islands with a view to their return to Turkey.

24 / 10 / 17

One year after the dismantlement of the Calais camp, different authorities of the French State and UNHCR have evaluated the response to the plight of thousands of people living in squalid conditions in the hope of reaching the United Kingdom.

22 / 10 / 17

The Greek Appeals Committees have recently given further interpretation to the “safe third country” concept in appeals against inadmissibility decisions, in the aftermath of two rulings of the Council of State on the application of the concept in the

About AIDA

The Asylum Information Database (AIDA) is a database managed by the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE), containing information on asylum procedures, reception conditions, detenti