Title ECRE Proposals for Revisions to the EC Directive on the Reception of Asylum Seekers
Publisher European Council on Refugees and Exiles
Publication Date May 2008
Topics Asylum-seekers | Reception | Regional instruments
Citation / Document Symbol CO2/5/2008/Ext/MDM/PC
Cite as European Council on Refugees and Exiles, ECRE Proposals for Revisions to the EC Directive on the Reception of Asylum Seekers, May 2008, CO2/5/2008/Ext/MDM/PC, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/483e82df2.html [accessed 16 April 2014]
Comments This paper includes the following recommendations regarding the Council Directive 2003/9/EC of 27 January 2003 laying down minimum standards for the reception of asylum seekers (Reception Directive):
(1) The Reception Directive should be amended to pursue further harmonisation of national reception conditions on the basis of higher standards.
(2) The European Commission should act promptly to ensure that EU Member States implement the Reception Directive appropriately.
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