European Insights

Opinions, analysis and news on migration policies in Europe

Is the dignified reception of all asylum seekers in Europe an illusion?

While some countries were already struggling to provide dignified reception conditions for asylum seekers, the rise in the number of arrivals to Europe highlighted the inability of European countries to meet their obligations as well as their tendency to limit access to rights and services. In a context characterized by growing anti-migrant sentiment, is the top-down harmonization of reception conditions possible?

An overview of reception conditions for asylum seekers across European countries

Two successive directives have aimed at harmonising reception conditions for asylum seekers in Europe . Yet the situation from one country to the next varies greatly. Overview.
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