EASO Newsletter April 2017

 

Launching events of the Professional Development Series (PDS) for Members of Courts and Tribunals in Florence and Rome
To date, the creation of high-quality professional development materials tailor-made to the requirements of members of courts and tribunals charged with making decisions on various aspects of applications for international protection has enjoyed the highest priority in relation to the EASO PDS. Read more...

LIBE “Civil liberties, Justice and Home Affairs” Committee visit to Sicily
The Migration crisis affecting Italy and Greece has increased exponentially over the past two years, becoming a priority in the European Agenda on Migration, which has already set up a comprehensive approach to migration management. Read more...

 

Stories from the hotspots

EASO reunites two brothers after 7 years apart 
Migrants’ stories are always very heart-breaking not only because of all the hardships they had to face before and during their journey, but mostly because of what and who they have left behind. Read more...

Latest Asylum Trends

March 2017 
In March, EU+ countries recorded 66 908 applications for international protection. This marked the first monthly increase since August 2016. Compared to February 2017, the number of applications rose by 14 %. Read more...

EASO Training

EASO training on the Inclusion and COI Modules to the newly recruited interim “assistant- rapporteurs”
In April 2017 EASO recruited 12 interim workers to be seconded as ‘assistant-rapporteurs’ to the Greek Independent Appeals Committees (IAC). Read more...

Last EASO Training session on the Reception of unaccompanied children: the Catania edition
A series of tailor-made regional Trainings have been organised since the beginning of the year in cooperation with the Department for Civil Liberties and Immigration of the Italian Ministry of Interior. Read more...

Judicial Training Workshop for members of the Independent Appeals Committees
EASO has been requested by the President of the Greek Appeal Committees, to support the Professional Development of the newly appointed Members of the Greek Independent Appeals Committees in Athens. Read more...

Working group for the development of a Judical Practical Guide on Country of Origin
On 6-7 April, the first meeting of a newly constituted Working Group for the development of a Judicial Practical Guide on Country of Origin Information was held at EASO’s premises in Valletta. Read more...

Important Visits 

European People's Party MEPs visit EASO
EPP MEPs visited EASO on 29 March to discuss EASO’s strategic and operational priorities.The delegation met with EASO’s Executive Director, Jose Carreira and the Management Team of the Agency. Read more...

Annual Communication Multipliers Network Meeting
On 27 March, EASO held at its premises the Annual Communication Multipliers Meeting bringing together communications experts from Member States’ national authorities, Justice and Home Affairs Agencies, European Commission and UNHCR. Read more...

NCP Meeting of the EASO Network of Reception Authorities
The National Contact Point Meeting of the EASO Network of Reception Authorities was held on 23 and 24 of March in Valletta. Read more...

Meetings

Liaison Officer’s Meeting
On 28th March, the European Commission organized the Liaison Officers’ Meeting at Spazio Europa in Rome. The aim of this event was to give to the National Points of Contact of Member States, participating in the Relocation Program, a general overview of the available data on relocated persons from Italy until now. Read more... 

Fourth EASO, COI specialist network meeting
On 28-29 March 2017, the fourth EASO COI specialist network meeting on Somalia took place. Read more...

Study visits organised by EASO

Study visit to the Swedish National Agency for Education
On 4-6 April 2017, EASO organised a study visit to the Swedish National Agency for Education (Skolverket) in the framework of the EASO Special Support Plan to Cyprus. Read more...

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EASO Tool for Identification of Persons with Special Needs (IPSN)

EASO Training Curriculum

EASO Vacancies

Interested to become part of EASO’s team?
Apply here...
EASO/2017/TA/016 - Head of Recruitment Sector AD 8
EASO/2017/TA/014 - Procurement Assistant AST3 
EASO/2017/CA/003 - Administrative Assistant FG III
EASO/2017/TA/012 - ICT Assistant- AST4
EASO/2017/TA/013 - Administrative Assistant - AST 3


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