Webinar 14/2021: Access to the asylum procedure and identification of vulnerable applicants for asylum

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Access to the asylum procedure and Identification of vulnerabilities webinar
Date: 
22 June 2021
Time: 
14:00 - 16:00 CEST
Organiser: 
CEPOL
Description: 

The aim of this webinar is to familiarise first contact officials and law enforcement bodies with the procedural aspects, as well as their tasks and duties in relation to the identification of potential applicants for international protection, and the lodging of an asylum application.

By the end of this webinar, the audience will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of the right to asylum and the principle of non-refoulement;
  • Describe the notion of international protection deriving from the EU acquis;
  • Explain the main stages of the asylum process and define your role within this process;
  • Explain the notion of vulnerability and recognize indicators
  • Understand the minimum procedural guarantees for vulnerable applicants, in particular at the initial stage of the asylum procedure
  • Communicate effectively with applicants for international protection, and, in particular, with persons with special needs
Target Audience: 

The target group are first contact officials and law enforcement bodies who might be in contact with potential asylum seekers or persons willing to make an application for international protection, as well as authorities in charge of the lodging of an asylum application (including identification and fingerprinting). The target group includes officials performing these duties in the framework of a national asylum system, or in an operational setting, such as border areas, disembarkations, transit zones, hotspots.


Registration:

Registration for this webinar is now open for law enforcement officials on CEPOL's new eLearning platform LEEd. REGISTER HERE.


Type: 
Location: 
Online

Contact

Office address

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
1066 Budapest
Ó utca 27
Hungary

Correspondence address

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
1903 Budapest
Pf.314
Hungary

Email address

Telephone: +36 1 803 8030/8031

Fax: +36 1 803 8032

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