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European Union: European Parliament

The European Parliament is the only directly-elected body of the European Union. The 785 Members of the European Parliament. They are elected once every five years by voters right across the 27 Member States of the European Union on behalf of its 492 million citizens. Parliament plays an active role in drafting legislation. For example, on environmental protection, consumer rights, equal opportunities, transport, and the free movement of workers, capital, services and goods. Parliament also has joint power with the Council over the annual budget of the European Union. Website: www.europarl.europa.eu/
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Readmission Policy in the European Union

September 2010 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Research, Background and Discussion Papers

Setting up a Common European Asylum System Study: Report on the application of existing instruments and proposals for the new system

2010 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Research, Background and Discussion Papers

Vers un Système Européen Commun d'Asile - Evaluation et Propositions - Eléments à Mettre en Place pour l'Etablissement d'un Système Efficace et Cohérent

September 2008 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Research, Background and Discussion Papers

Normes Minimales pour l'Accueil des Demandeurs d'Asile dans les Etats Membres - Evaluation (Résumé) de la Transposition de la Directive 2003 et Propositions pour un Régime d'Asile Européen Commun

September 2008 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Research, Background and Discussion Papers

Minimum Standards Relating to the Eligibility for Refugee Status or International Protection and Content of These Status' - Assessment (summary) of the Implementation of the 2004 Directive and Proposals for a Common European Regime of Asylum

September 2008 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Research, Background and Discussion Papers

Towards a Common European Asylum System - Assessment and Proposals - Elements to be Implemented for the Establishment of an Efficient and Coherent System

September 2008 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Research, Background and Discussion Papers

Minimum Standards for the Reception of Applicants for Asylum in the Member States - Assessment (Summary) of the Implementation of the 2003 Directive and Proposals for a Common European System of Asylum (CEAS)

September 2008 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Research, Background and Discussion Papers

Normes minimales relatives aux conditions pour pouvoir prétendre au statut de réfugié ou à la protection internationale et contenu de ces Statuts - Evaluation (résumé) de la transposition de la directive 2004 et proposition pour un Régime Européen Commun d'Asile

September 2008 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Research, Background and Discussion Papers

Normes minimales concernant la procédure d'octroi et de retrait du statut de réfugiés dans les Etats Membres Evaluation (résumé) de la Transposition de la Directive Procédure 2005 et Propositions pour un Régime d'Asile Européen Commun

September 2008 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Research, Background and Discussion Papers

Minimum Standards for the Procedures for Granting and Withdrawing Refugee Status in the Member States - Assessment (Summary) of the Implementation of the 2005 Procedures Directive (PD) and Proposals for a Common European Regime of Asylum

September 2008 | Publisher: European Union: European Parliament | Document type: Research, Background and Discussion Papers

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