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Asylum-Seeker and Refugee Protection in Sub-Saharan Africa

publication by a member of the Interest Group by Cristiano d’Orsi It is not often acknowledged that the great majority of African refugee movement happens within Africa rather than from Africa to the West. A new book by Cristiano d’Orsi examines the … Continue reading

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Call for Papers on Europe’s Burden sharing

UCD Sutherland School of Law welcomes paper proposals for its eighteenth Irish European Law Forum, addressing the topic of “Europe’s Shared Burden: Collective Responsibility for Migrants at Sea”, to be held on 9th and 10th October 2015 at University College … Continue reading

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Commentary on priorities EU migration agenda

The Centre for European Policy Studies has issued a commentary on the priorities for the new European agenda on migration. The authors of the commentary argue that the EU shold focus on two sets of thematic priorities: first, to develop rule … Continue reading

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Conference in Prato: Early bird registration extended

The Conference ‘Access to Asylum: Current Challenges and Future Directions’ in Prato (29-30 May 2014) has now extended its period of early bird registration. The conference is being organized by Dr. Mario O’Sullivan and Prof. Susan Kneebone, Faculty of Law, … Continue reading

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One asylum seeker killed and many hurt in violence at Pacific Solution camp

news article During a riot in a detention camp in Papua New Guinea, one asylum seeker was killed and at least 77 were injured. Accounts as to what caused the riot differ; Australian authorities claim the violence began when detainees … Continue reading

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New Implementing Regulation sets out detailed rules regarding application Dublin III

news article A new Implementing Regulation has entered into force providing detailed rules for the application of the Dublin III Regulation, which entered into force in July 2013 and replaces the Dublin II Regulation. The Recitals of the Implementing Regulation … Continue reading

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Conference: Access to Asylum, current challenges and future directions

The Monash University Prato Centre (Italy) will host a conference on the topic of access to asylum. The aim of this international conference is to determine how best to safeguard the rights of asylum seekers in balance with the responsibilities of states. … Continue reading

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Expert-meeting: The civil war in Syria and its effects on the region

On Wednesday, 23 October 2013 the Hans-Seidel-Stiftung and the Deutsch Arabische Freundschaftsgesellschaft e.V. will organize an expert meeting in Munich to discuss the effects of the crisis in Syria on the whole region. An important aspect of this will be … Continue reading

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UNHCR: share burden of Syrian refugees

News article UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres said regarding Syrian refugees that found refuge in neighbouring states that it is his ‘duty to ask the international community to realize that this burden is far too heavy to be … Continue reading

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