In addition, the report looks at gender as well as Dublin II issues. It advises on how the provision of information on the asylum procedure could be improved. While some proposals are of a practical nature, such as the need to provide information to asylum seekers in a language they understand, others relate to the revision or interpretation of current European Union law.
FRA Director Morten Kjaerum: "There is a need to improve and further harmonise the asylum procedures in the EU. A fair asylum procedure is one where applicants know their rights and duties. Read more in the media release (available in PDF in 23 languages)
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