A Round Table on “Towards a Common European Asylum System: A study on some horizontal issues” will be held on 26 April at 15.00 – 18.30. The meeting is organised by the LIBE Committee and the Policy Department Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs with the participation of the National Parliaments and the Odysseus Network. The Round Table meeting precedes the two day meeting, 27-28 April, of the LIBE Committee which will be considering numerous agenda topics including:
- Creation of an immigration liaison officers network;
- The establishment of a joint EU resettlement programme;
- Discussion concerning the European Refugee Fund; and
- Institutional aspects of accession by the European Union to the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
The final agenda item is a Meeting with UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonió Guterres on matters relating to asylum policy, co-chaired by the Committee on Development and the Subcommittee on Human Rights.
Click here for Round Table agenda.
Click here for LIBE meeting documents.