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Resources: Across Europe

These resources relate to Dublin III implementation at European level, or in other specific Member States.

UNHCR: Desperate Journeys, January 2017 – March 2018

(March 2018) This paper highlights the journeys of the thousands of people who fled conflict zones or persecution from January 2017 – March 2018 – in order to seek safety in Europe. The report sets out the statistics of those making the journey to Europe in a context of the increased steps taken by European States to control access to their territories. The report recommends that steps are taken to strengthen the protection mechanisms for vulnerable persons and children and enhance access to safe and legal pathways.

Diakonie: Family reunion in Germany under the Dublin III Regulation

(February 2018) This report covers the requirements, process and practical tips in relation to family reunion in Germany according to the Dublin III Regulation. There is a discussion of the related procedures both in advisory services for asylum seekers and migrants and in institutions for unaccompanied minors. There is also information regarding the procedure of determining the responsible Member State and the documents to be submitted under the Dublin III procedure. The report is available in German

United Kingdom Home Office Guidance: Dublin III Regulation

(2nd November 2017) The UK Home Office sets out UK Government policy and operational guidance under the terms of the Dublin III Regulation. The guidance sets out the rules for referral under Dublin III, the consideration of responsibility and the transfer process when a State makes a request to the UK to take responsibility for an asylum claimant, and where the UK makes a request to another State to take responsibility. The guidance sets out the policy intention, legal framework, procedure and child protection considerations.