Today, the Commission adopted guidance on the implementation of relevant EU rules on asylum and return procedures and on resettlement in the context of the coronavirus pandemic, which it will present to Member States. This responds to Member States' request for advice on ways to ensure the continuity of procedures and the respect of, at a minimum, basic rights. The guidance was prepared with the support of the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) and the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex), and in cooperation with national authorities.
- Guidance on the use of flexibility provisions in asylum and return procedures
- Press release "Coronavirus: Commission presents guidance on implementing EU rules on asylum and return procedures and on resettlement"
- European Asylum Support Office (EASO)
- European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex)
- Publication date
- 16 April 2020