EU Documents

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of Regions, An open and secure Europe: making it happen (2014), COM (2014) 154, 11 March 2014.

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council 4th Annual Report on Immigration and Asylum (2012), COM (2013) 0422, 17 June 2013.

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of Regions, Policy Plan on Asylum. An Integrated Approach to Protection Across the EU, COM (2008) 360, 17 June 2008.

European Commission: Green Paper on the Future Common European Asylum System, COM (2007) 301 final, 6 June 2007.

European Council, ‘The Hague Programme: Strengthening Freedom, Security and Justice in the European Union’, OJ C 53, 3 March 2005.

Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament: Area of Freedom, Security and Justice: Assessment of the Tampere Programme and Future Orientations, COM (2004) 401, 2 June 2004.

Commission Staff Working Paper, Annex to Communication from the Commission: Area of Freedom, Security and Justice: Assessment of the Tampere Programme and Future Orientations, SEC (2004) 693, 2 June 2004.

Commission Staff Working Paper, The Area of Freedom, Security and Justice: Assessment of the Tampere Programme and Future Orientations – List of the most Important Instruments Adopted, SEC (2004) 680, 2 June 2004.

Presidency Conclusions, Tampere European Council, 15-16 October 1999, 200/1/99.

UNHCR Documents

UNHCR, An Overview of Protection Issues in Western Europe: Legislative Trends and Positions Taken by UNHCR, vol. 1, no. 3, European Series (Geneva: UNHCR, 1995).

UNHCR, ‘Towards a Common European Asylum Policy’,in C. Dias Urbano de Sousa and P. De Bruycker, The Emergence of a European Asylum Policy (Brussels: Bruylant, 2004), pp. 227–295.

Readings

Core

O. Ferguson Sidorenko, The Common European Asylum System: Background, Current State of Affairs, Future Direction (The Hague: T.M.C. Asser Press, 2007), Chapter 1.

J. McAdam, ‘Regionalising International Refugee Law in the European Union’, Victoria University of Wellington Law review, vol. 38, no. 2 (2007), pp. 255280.

Extended

F. Nicholson, ‘Challenges to Forging a Common European Asylum System in line with the International Obligations’ in S. Peers and N. Rogers, EU Immigration and Asylum Law (Leiden/Boston: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2006), pp. 505537.

I. Boccardi, ‘After Amsterdam: Towards an EU Asylum Policy?’, Europe and Refugees: Towards an EU Asylum Policy (The Hague: Kluwer LawInternational, 2002), Chapter 6.

S. Craig, ‘The European Commission’s Proposals for Directives to Establish a Common European Asylum System: The Challenges of Accession and the Dangers of Negative Integration’, European Law Review, vol. 27, no. 4 (2002), pp. 497–502.

ECRE (ECRE, ENAR, MPG), ‘Guarding Standards – Shaping the Agenda: Analysis of the Treaty of Amsterdam and Present EU Policy on Migration Asylum and Anti-Discrimination’, April 1999.

S. Peers, ‘Legislative Update: EU Immigration and Asylum Competence and Decision-Making in the Treaty of Lisbon’, European Journal of Migration and Law, vol. 10, no. 2 (2008), pp. 219–247.

E. Thieleman and N. El-Enany, ‘The Myth of ‘Fortress Europe’: The (True) Impact of European Integration on Refugee Protection’, paper presented at Fourth ECPR Pan-European Conference on EU Politics, 25 to 27 September 2008, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia.

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