EASO expert meeting on best interests of the child in international protection

FRA took part in the EASO Expert Meeting on Best Interests of the Child within the Scope of International Protection in Valletta on 27-28 May.

The meeting identified elements relevant to the best interests assessment, safeguards and provisions for unaccompanied and accompanied children, methodologies within the international protection procedure, burden of proof in handling asylum applications, and the right of the child to express his/her own views and participate.