Updates and News from AIDA and our Partners

18 / 01 / 18

Despite reports of asylum applications “dropping off drastically” in the European Union throughout 2017, statistics published by national authorities seem to reveal a more complex picture

17 / 01 / 18

The Spanish response to the reception of persons arriving by sea in the course of 2017 has been described as arbitrary by a new report of the Spanish Commission of Aid to Refugees (CEAR).

15 / 01 / 18

The Federal Administrative Court of Switzerland (FAC) has departed from its previous case law concerning the right of asylum seekers to challenge the incorrect application of responsibility criteria under the Dublin III Regulation, thereby aligning the court’s practice with recent juri

15 / 01 / 18

The Court of Appeal of Naples delivered a judgment on 3 January 2018 concerning the application of the accelerated procedure under Article 28-bis of the Italian Procedure Decree.

10 / 01 / 18

ECRE has published a Policy Note analysing gaps in the collection and provision of asylum statistics in the EU at a time when the Common European Asylum System (CEAS) is debated in an aura of “high politics”.

09 / 01 / 18

The Administrative Court of Appeal of Athens has accepted a request by the Greek Ministry of Migration Policy for a provisional order (προσωρινή διαταγή) to suspend a decision of the 3rd Independent Appeals Committee granting refugee stat

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.

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