|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 23 August 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.