Statewatch analysis on the completion of the Common European Asylum System

Friday, October 4, 2013

Statewatch has published an analysis of the completion of the second phase of the Common European Asylum System by Professor Steven Peers. The analysis concludes that the second-phase legislation brings about "very limited improvements as regards reception conditions, modest improvements as regards procedures and qualification, no real improvement as regards the Dublin rules and a significant reduction in standards as regards Eurodac". It also underlines that not only harmonised legislation is needed to achieve real common standards, but also a more coherent and vigorous enforcement.

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