19 October 2015 – Civil Society Europe, of which AEDH is a member, calls on leaders of European institutions meeting for the European Council to set up a structured dialogue on migration.
11 September 2015 – In the face of the current humanitarian crisis affecting people fleeing war, persecution and poverty, EPAM, Social Platform and CONCORD Europe – the three largest coalitions of European NGOs working on development, social rights, asylum and migration – have come together to call on Member State governments and ministers to create a more welcoming Europe
Following the tragedy in Lampedusa last year, the Commission had proposed ways and taken measures to better address migratory and asylum flows, and prevent migrant deaths in the Mediterranean.
EASO’s mission is to contribute to the implementation of a common European asylum system (CEAS) by providing support and facilitating, coordinating and strengthening practical cooperation among Member States as an independent centre of expertise on asylum.
Frontex released its Annual Risk Analysis.
On April, 3, the Commission published guidelines on guidance for application of Directive 2003/86/EC on the right to family reunification.
On 22 May 2014, the Commission published its fifth annual report on immigration and asylum (2013). This report summarises the Commission’s assessment of EU level policy developments on immigration and asylum in 2013.
The research paper of the Council of Europe on « The right to leave a country »shows concerns about the deleterious effect on human rights of the externalization of border control policies of the European Union.
The plenary assembly of the European Parliament adopted on Wednesday (23 October 2013) the resolution “Migratory flows in the Mediterranean, with particular attention to the tragic events off Lampedusa”.
In September 2011, the Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) of the Council of Europe visited several prisons and detention centers in Malta.