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Top 5 tweets from @EASO:

  • EU #asylum figures 2018: - Overall applications continued to fall in 2018 - #Syria remained the top country of origin for applicants - Citizens from #Iran, #Turkey, and several visa-liberalised countries lodged more applications than in 2017 #EASOAsylumTrends #EASO Link:
  • "My name is Ilaria. Since 2015, I helped to relocate #refugees within the European Union." She works at #EASO. Watch this video to learn how the #EU is supporting #migrants, refugees and #asylum seekers #EUProtects #migrationEU @EUHomeAffairs Link:
  • BREAKING: #EASO's Management Board selects Ms Nina Gregori as new Executive Director of the Agency. @Europarl_EN will issue an opinion on the selection, and the Board will take it into account before making a formal appointment. @AddouJamil to serve as ED a.i. in the meantime. Link:
  • Today #EASO, @EULISA_agency, @Frontex, @EU_CEPOL, @Eurojust, @EMA_News & @EASA are sharing in our HQ experiences and good practices in using #eLearning Management Systems. More info on EASO’s #training support in the field of #asylum here #EUAgencies Link:
  • #EASO steps up its operational support to #Cyprus. This year we are expanding the technical and operational assistance provided to the country, which has experienced a recent surge in #asylum applications. See press release @MinInteriorCY @Petrides_C Link:

Top mentions:

  • @Avramopoulos: The decrease in irregular arrivals is also visible in a decrease in asylum applications and pending cases, as confirmed by @EASO. We are returning to pre-crisis levels. We are on the right track. I call on Member States to solidify this for the long run. #migrationEU Link:
  • @Frontex#Frontex meets with representatives of EU Member States, @EU_Commission and @EASO in Warsaw to talk about priorities for #return operations this year and how the agency can support Member States in the field of return #EUmigration Link:

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