Pending first-instance asylum cases at highest level since December 2017

12% less applications registered in August, following peak in July.

10th October 2019 Read More

Over 900 EASO personnel deployed in operations in four EU Member States

EASO providing more operational support than ever before with 40% of Agency’s 2019 budget committed to working with our partners on the ground.

8th October 2019 Read More

EASO and Cyprus sign Hosting Agreement

Support for Cypriot authorities continues to be scaled-up 

19th September 2019 Read More

Asylum applications up by 26% in July, but remain dramatically lower than during the 2015-2016 crisis

Member States processed, and rejected, more applications.

17th September 2019 Read More

European Parliament recognises the progress made by EASO to reform its governance

European Parliament recognises the progress made by EASO to reform its governanceIn just one year EASO has implemented 79% of an ambitious Governance Action Plan.

6th September 2019 Read More

EASO and IOM sign Working Arrangement

The European Asylum Support Office (EASO) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) have established a formal cooperation framework to guide the relevant areas of common work in the fields of international protection and migration management.

22nd July 2019 Read More

EASO and Frontex sign updated Cooperation Plan

Today the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) and the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex), strengthened their cooperation in their respective work on asylum, border control and migration management.

18th July 2019 Read More

32 EuroMed journalists selected for Migration Media Award

Mentoring and financial support granted to support evidence based reporting on migration.

2nd July 2019 Read More

Applications for asylum down to pre-crisis levels in 2018, but number of pending cases remains high

Asylum applications in the EU+ decreased for the third consecutive year in 2018, returning to pre-crisis levels. Despite an increase in applications in the first five months of 2019, it remains too early to be indicative of a significant long-term shift in recent trends.

24th June 2019 Read More

Nina Gregori takes up duties as Executive Director of EASO

New Executive Director committed to a forward-looking approach and to sustaining the progress made by the Agency over the past year.

17th June 2019 Read More