The European University Institute’s (EUI) and ECRE are hosting a public conference entitled ‘Refugee Resettlement in the EU: Towards a Concerted and Sustainable Commitment’ within the framework of the Know Reset project, on 10 July at Silken Berlaymont,in Brussels.

‘Know Reset’ is the first comprehensive project mapping and annalysing the diversity of resettlement practices among Member States. It examines the legal and policy frameworks, as well as actual practicesrelated to refugee resettlement in the 27 EU Member States, in an effort to bring about a better understanding of resettlement, and an expansion of resettlement practices in Europe. Marking the end of the project, the conference will discuss current resettlement policies and practices and what can be done to improve these systems and better meet the needs of refugees.

Speakers include representatives from EU governments, the European Commission, the European Parliament, UNHCR, the European Asylum Support Office (EASO), and leading NGOs in the area.

Registration is now open until 25 June – please note that access to the conference will not be allowed without registration. For further information contact


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This article originally appeared in the ECRE Weekly Bulletin of 07 June 2013
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