EASO Newsletter August 2018

 

Number of asylum applications lodged in EU in early summer remains stable
Recent analyses released by the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) reveal that the number of applications for international protection lodged in the EU+ in June 2018 registered a slight decrease compared to the previous month. Read more...

Important meetings held at EASO

 

EASO staff briefing on ‘Asylum applicants excluded from international protection. Terrorism and security in the EU’
The event was organized in the context of the special trainings some EASO staff members, who specialise in asylum procedures, should undergo. Read more...

Meetings held outside EASO

 

Private Sponsorship Programmes: EASO organises a thematic meeting and visit on Humanitarian Corridors in Paris, France
An EASO pilot project on Private Sponsorship Programmes (PSP) was launched in late 2017, following an invitation of the European Commission. Read more... 

Stories from the hotspots 

 

Questura di Torino
Three caseworkers, five cultural mediators and one expert coming from Switzerland current make up EASO’s team in the Questura di Torino. Read more... 

Latest Asylum Trends - July 2018

External Dimension

 

EASO assesses potential support to Bosnia Herzegovina on registration, access to procedure, identification of persons with special needs and reception.
Due to an increased number of mixed migration flows in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the European Commission has been in contact with EASO and the project partners  of the IPA funded Regional Programme “Regional Support to Protection-Sensitive Migration Management in the Western Balkans and Turkey” on how to best support the Bosnian ‘Action Plan to Combat Illegal Migration’  within the scope of the project and possibly beyond. Read more... 

 

Work visit on the Italian asylum procedure
Officials from the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia got a good overview of the whole asylum system in Italy where the registration process and the examination procedure within the asylum system were presented in detail. Read more... 

EASO Training and Workshops

 

EASO carried out a National Training on Inclusion in Kosovo*
After the rollout of the Interview Techniques Module in July 2017, EASO carried out the national rollout of the EASO Training module on Inclusion in Kosovo* to complement the IPA II Project on protection sensitive migration management in the Western Balkans and Turkey, to which EASO is an implementing partner. Read more...
 

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