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Second meeting of the Project Team of the ELI Project on ‘Detention of Asylum Seekers and Irregular Migrants and the Rule of Law‘ on 6 June

After successful first meeting on 21 April, the Project Team of the ELI Project on ‘Detention of Asylum Seekers and Irregular Migrants and the Rule of Law‘ convened for the second time on 6 June. The aim of this meeting we to discuss the Interplay between EU Law, ECHR and National Law: Judicial Approaches in General; Detention and the Rule of Law and the Detention under the Dublin III Regulation and the ECHR, among others. 

The Project Team also discussed the upcoming project-related events, in particular the presentation of the project at the ERA Annual Conference on European Migration Law on 16 June in Brussels, which will be delivered by Bostjan Zalar, the chair of the project. 

Kindly find more information about that Conference here.

The ELI Project on ‘Detention of Asylum Seekers and Irregular Migrants and the Rule of Law‘ aims at developing a checklist of binding standards that must be taken into account when deciding upon the detention of asylum seekers and irregular migrants. The output of the project is expected to be presented at the ELI 2016 Annual Conference, in Ferrara (Italy), from 7 to 9 September. It will then be distributed primarily among judges deciding detention cases. It will also be used as a tool during trainings for practitioners.

Register for the ELI Annual Conference here and learn more about this Project here.