The 2024 ECRE Annual General Conference (AGC) will take place 09.00-18.00 on Thursday 20 June 2024 in Brussels.

Participation is open to both ECRE member organisations and representatives of other organisations (e.g. other NGOs, think tanks, academics, EU institutions, other international organisations etc.). However, the participation of representatives of ECRE member organisations will be prioritised and ECRE reserves the right to refuse participation.


Draft Agenda

08.30 – 09.00     Registration

09.00 – 10.30     Panel Discussion 1: Tackling Global Displacement: What role for Europe?

10.30 – 11.00     Break

11.00 – 13.00     Workshops 1-3

  • Implementing the EU’s asylum reforms: Risks and opportunities (Organiser: ECRE)
  • Collaborative advocacy and activism for increased EU-wide resettlement commitments (Organiser: International Rescue Committee)
  • The EU’s migration partnerships (Organiser: ECRE)

13.00 – 14.00     Lunch

14.00 – 16.00     Workshops 4-6

  • (De facto) detention in the Common European Asylum System: Current and future challenges to ensure fundamental rights compliance (Organiser: JRS Europe)
  • European Parliament elections: Assessment of the results, reflections on civil society campaigns and plans for next steps (Organiser: ECRE)
  • Improving standards and safeguards before during and after age assessment procedures (Organiser: Kids in Need of Defense)

16.00 – 16.30     Break

16.30 – 18.00     Panel Discussion 2: Inclusion of Refugees and Migrants: Assessing the EU’s recent policy developments


Click here to register your participation.

Please note that there is no limit to the number of participants from each organisation. However, due to current financial constraints, unlike previous years, ECRE will not be able to cover any travel or accommodation costs for participants.

For more information about the ECRE AGC 2024, please contact Ben Moore.