VULNER Press Releases

Better Policies and Laws to Address Migrants’ Vulnerabilities
While the member states’ interior ministers negotiated a possibly historic Asylum reform, VULNER researchers discussed policy recommendations for migration. At the VULNER conference in Brussels on 8 and 9 June 2023, our researchers were joined by policymakers, stakeholders, and academic experts. more
What can we expect of border screenings and faster asylum processes at the EU borders?
What can be achieved by legal pathways? Can resettlement frameworks prevent secondary refugee movements to Europe? How fair is a reception system based on “vulnerability”?

Online press conference, Tuesday, June 6, 15.00-16.00 CEST | In-person background briefing, Thursday, June 8, 10.00-11.00 CEST, Brussels. more
‘We are not machines’ – First research findings of VULNER project
Attention to vulnerable migrants increases, still the approach is often stereotyped. Those who are difficult to identify may not be addressed adequately. How they are treated often depends on individual actors, such as case workers or judges.

A German version can be accessed here.
Vulnerability and its role in who receives protection
How do protection mechanisms in place for refugees, migrants and asylum seekers translate in practice? An EU-funded project reports.

Press Release issued by CORDIS, the European Commission's primary source of results from the projects funded by the EU's framework programmes for research and innovation.
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