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The final Resolution of the 1st Refugee Parliament 2018 in the European Parliament
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The final Resolution of the 1st Refugee Parliament 2018 in the European Parliament

RISE members seized the opportunity and met in Brussels (16 – 17 October) during their presence in the European Parliament in order to discuss thoroughly about their next steps.   Reviewed and finalized by RISE members We are self-organized migrants and refugees. We are a diverse group who decided to work together to face the grave...

RISE Network’s Study Trip to Lesvos
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RISE Network’s Study Trip to Lesvos

From 19th to 22nd of July RISE Network members went to the island of Lesvos for a study trip in order to witness and enhance their knowledge regarding the living condition of refugees in the so-called “hotspots” of Europe through meeting and exchanging with different initiatives and asylum seekers. Based on the gained experience and...

RISE Statement – Following a field visit to Lesvos
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RISE Statement – Following a field visit to Lesvos

Lesvos, 22nd of July 2017 Following a field visit to Lesvos from 20th to 21st July 2017, We, members of the Refugee Ideas and Solutions for Europe-RISE Network call on the EU to drop the EU-Turkey Deal. Based on our visit and meetings with the asylum seekers on the island, some of whom are in...

Rise Consultations Booklet
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Rise Consultations Booklet

This booklet was written based on the results of the conducted consultation with focus groups in 14 EU countries and reveals not only the main concerns and challenges of refugees, but also contains suggested solutions to tackle these issues. The second part illustrates the first Joints Actions initiated by the network and their outcomes so...

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HOW LONG DOES AN ASYLUM APPLICATION TAKE? #9

ONE EUROPE – DIFFERENT POLICIES – UNEQUAL RIGHTS FOR REFUGEES HOW LONG DOES AN ASYLUM APPLICATION TAKE? The regular asylum procedure maximum duration is the time each EU member State defines for the asylum services to examine and deliver a decision from the moment that a person apply for asylum. We see that the average duration...

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THE ASYLUM RECOGNITION LOTTERY #8

ONE EUROPE – DIFFERENT POLICIES – UNEQUAL RIGHTS FOR REFUGEES THE ASYLUM RECOGNITION LOTTERY Rates of recognition refers to the number of asylum seekers being granted international protection in a specific country compared to the total number of applications received from this specific country. These are only two examples illustrating how random it is to obtain...

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HOW MUCH IS THE ALLOWANCE FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS? #7

ONE EUROPE – DIFFERENT POLICIES – UNEQUAL RIGHTS FOR REFUGEES HOW MUCH IS THE ALLOWANCE FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS? States are compelled to provide financial assistance to an asylum seeker for the whole duration of the asylum procedure. We can see big gaps existing between European countries, that cannot be explained by the different living standards only....

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HOW LONG CAN ASYLUM SEEKERS STAY IN A RECEPTION CENTER? #6

ONE EUROPE – DIFFERENT POLICIES – UNEQUAL RIGHTS FOR REFUGEES HOW LONG CAN ASYLUM SEEKERS STAY IN A RECEPTION CENTER? This chart shows the different maximum accommodation time in several European countries, as contained in their national legal framework as application of the EU directive laying down minimum standards for the reception of asylum seekers. It...

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WHICH STATES PROVIDE WITH LANGUAGE LESSONS? #5

ONE EUROPE – DIFFERENT POLICIES – UNEQUAL RIGHTS FOR REFUGEES WHICH STATES PROVIDE WITH LANGUAGE LESSONS? States can provide asylum seekers and refugees with language lessons, which remains one of the best ways to facilitate integration into the hosting society. However, there are many differences depending on the status in itself, but also the country concerned....

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