Asylum Agency

29 Jun: A new, stronger Asylum Agency for a more consistent asylum policy across the EU

(Source: European Parliament)

Independent EU agency with beefed-up resources capable of supporting relocation and resettlement500 experts from member states to help in crisis situationsFundamental Rights officer responsible for a new complaint mechanismMechanism to monitor that member states are implementing asylum rules will mostly apply from 31 December 2023 and fully once the Dublin rules are revised

With enhanced operational and technical powers, the new EU Asylum Agency will facilitate cooperation among member states and contribute to converging asylum standards.

The provisional agreement reached on Tuesday between EP negotiators and the Portuguese Presidency of the Council puts an end to several …