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European Union Agency for Asylum [EU Legislation in Progress]

Written by Costica Dumbrava (2nd edition),

Refugees

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The European Asylum Support Office provides Members States with support in fulfilling their obligations under the Common European Asylum System. Since its establishment in 2010, the support office’s role has been progressively expanded in order to reflect changes in the EU’s legal framework on asylum and to respond to the growing needs of Member States.

In the context of the current migration and refugee crisis, the European Commission has presented a proposal to amend and expand the mandate of European Asylum Support Office with a view to turning it into a fully fledged agency. According to the proposal, the agency will ensure the efficient and uniform application of European Union asylum law in order to achieve greater convergence between Member States’ asylum systems.

The proposal is part of a first set of legislative proposals put forward by the European Commission in May 2016 in order to reform the Common European Asylum System.

Versions

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Union Agency for Asylum and repealing Regulation (EU) No 439/2010
Committee responsible:

Rapporteur:

Shadow rapporteurs:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE)

Péter Niedermüller (S&D, Hungary)

Carlos Coelho (EPP, Portugal)

Jussi Halla-Aho (ECR, Finland)

Cecilia Wikström (ALDE, Sweden)

Martina Anderson (GUE/NGL, UK)

Josep-Maria Terricabras (Greens/EFA,
Spain)

Laura Ferrara (EFDD, Italy)

COM(2016) 271 4.5.2016

2016/0131 (COD)

Ordinary legislative procedure (COD) (Parliament and Council on equal footing – formerly co-decision’)

 

Next steps expected: Trilogue negotiations

Committee vote

Asylum applications in the 28 EU Member States

Asylum applications in the 28 EU Member States

 

EASO budget (€ million)

EASO budget (€ million)

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