EDAL Conference 2014: Reflections on the Current Application of the EU Asylum Acquis

The Irish Refugee Council is organising a conference on the Common European Asylum System on 17 & 18 January in Dublin.

“The European Database of Asylum Law is a key legal tool complementing the numerous endeavours seeking to strengthen the development of harmonized standards of protection within the Common European Asylum System. As we enter the second phase of the CEAS, this Conference provides a space to critically and constructively reflect on the reality of the achievements of the CEAS to date and to consider the potential for greater levels of protection and harmonisation in the future. The Conference aims to afford participants ample opportunity to compare and contrast the current application of EU measures across Member States.” (Conference Programme, p.1)

Among the topics to be discussed is the judicial use of Country of Origin Information in asylum appeals.

You can read the conference programme by following this link: http://www.irishrefugeecouncil.ie/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/EDAL-Conference-Programme.pdf and you can register for the conference on the EDAL webseite: www.asylumlawdatabase.eu

The European Database of Asylum Law (EDAL) is an online database containing case law from 17 EU Member States interpreting refugee and asylum law as well as from the CJEU and ECtHR. EDAL summarises relevant case law in English and the Member State’s national language and provides a link to, and/or pdf. of, the full text of the original judgment where available.” (About EDAL)

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