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Reject dangerous migration response plan, more than 100 NGOs tell EU leaders

Joint press release Reject dangerous migration response plan, more than 100 NGOs tell EU leaders The European Union is set to open a dark chapter in its history unless it rejects the European Commission’s proposal on migration, a coalition of more than 100 NGOs warned on Monday. Shifting towards a foreign policy that serves the … Continue reading

ECRE Annual Conference 2015 – With winter approaching ECRE urgently calls on Europe to act

The Annual General Conference of the European Council for Refugees (ECRE) took place the past week in The Hague. Future Worlds Center (FWC) is an active member of ECRE and participated in the three days of the conference. Apart from workshops and discussions, the conference included the General Assembly of the Council, where members voted … Continue reading

Χωρίς χαρτιά αλλά όχι χωρίς δικαιώματα: τα βασικά κοινωνικά δικαιώματα των παράτυπων μεταναστών

Nils Muižnieks Επίτροπος Ανθρωπίνων Δικαιωμάτων, Συμβούλιο της Ευρώπης Μετάφραση: Future Worlds Center   Εκείνοι που πιστεύουν ότι οι παράτυποι [irregular] μετανάστες δεν έχουν δικαιώματα, γιατί δεν έχουν χαρτιά κάνουν λάθος. Ο καθένας είναι κάτοχος των δικαιωμάτων του ανθρώπου, ανεξάρτητα από το καθεστώς του. Είναι εύκολο να καταλάβουμε ότι η απαγόρευση των βασανιστηρίων προστατεύει όλους τους … Continue reading

Without papers but not without rights: the basic social rights of irregular migrants

  Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Mr Nils Muižnieks Those who think that irregular migrants have no rights because they have no papers are wrong. Everyone is a holder of human rights regardless of their status. It is easy to understand that the prohibition of torture protects all people but we should also … Continue reading

UNHCR-JARLJ-ELENA: Summary report on sexual orientation and gender identity meeting

On 10 September 2011, the European Legal Network on Asylum (ELENA) of the European Council for Refugees and Exiles (ECRE), the International Association of Refugee Law Judges (IARLJ) and UNHCR convened an expert meeting aimed at discussing the common issues and challenges facing the judiciary and lawyers/legal representatives in examining asylum claims related to sexual … Continue reading

Gábor Gyulai – The Luxemburg Court: Conductor for a Disharmonious Orchestra?

Gábor Gyulai’s pioneering report maps the impact of the four initial asylum-related judgments (Elgafaji, Abdulla, Bolbol, B and D) of the Luxembourg Court -European Court of Justice- at the national level, including legislative and policy changes, as well as judicial interpretations. The publication may provide relevant information for EU and national policy-makers, as well as judges … Continue reading

UNHCR publishes their Eligibility Guidelines for Assessing the Int’l Protection Needs of Iraqi Asylum Seekers.

http://www.unhcr.org/refworld/docid/4fc77d522.html

UNHCR publishes their Eligibility Guidelines for Assessing the Int’l Protection Needs of Iraqi Asylum Seekers.

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