The deadline for registrations for the Advanced Elena Course on Refugee Protection and the Dublin system: Can they ever be compatible? has been extended until Thursday 7 November. Interested participants should register as soon as possible to avail of the last few remaining places.

The course, which will take place in Dublin on 6-8 December, will examine the operation of the Dublin II Regulation and its recast. With a strong practical focus, there will be an analysis of the Dublin III Regulation and its compatibility with the EU Fundamental Rights system. In the second half of the course, experts and practitioners will discuss leading jurisprudence from national and European courts concerning the Dublin Regulation and there will also be a panel discussion on the risks and opportunities for asylum seekers under the new Dublin system. The course will conclude with a number of case studies which will be facilitated in smaller groups on various aspects of the Dublin Regulation.

Speakers and facilitators include Francesco Maiani (Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration), Nuala Mole (AIRE Centre) and Honourable Justice Mr. Bernard McCloskey (President, UK Upper Tribunal, Asylum and Immigration Chamber), and Maria Hennessy (Senior Legal Officer, ECRE).

For more information, contact Daniel Toda Castán at

This article originally appeared in the ECRE Weekly Bulletin of 31 October 2013
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