HAVE IT BEEN COMPROMISED AMONG THE MEMBER STATES FOR REFUGEE STATUS INEUROPEAN UNION LAW SYSTEM?


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Özgenç Z.

International Conference on Social Sciences and HumanitiesChallenges: from Diversity to SynergySkopje, November, Skopje, Macedonia, 13 - 15 May 2016, pp.661-673

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Summary Text
  • City: Skopje
  • Country: Macedonia
  • Page Numbers: pp.661-673

Abstract

The Union shall develop a common policy on asylum, subsidiary pro-tection and temporary protection with a view to offering appropriate status to any third-country national requiring international protec-tion and ensuring compliance with the principle of non-refoulement in terms of Article 78/I of The Treaty on the Functioning of the Euro-pean Union (TFEU). This policy must be in accordance with the Gene-va Convention of 28 July 1951 (Geneva Convention) and the Protocol of 31 January 1967 relating to the status of refugees (Additional Pro-tocol), and other relevant treaties, according to this article. This paper is also aimed to identify refugees, asylum seekers, displaced persons in the light of Council Directive 2001/55/EC of 20 July 2001 on mini-mum standards for giving temporary protection in the event of a mass influx of displaced persons and on measures promoting a balance of efforts between Member States in receiving such persons and bearing the consequences thereof, The European Parliament and of The Coun-cil Directive 2011/95/EU of 13 December on standards for the quali-fication of third-country nationals or stateless persons as beneficia-ries of international protection, for a uniform status for refugees or for persons eligible for subsidiary protection, and for the content of the protection granted and Council Regulation (EC) 343/2003 of 18 February 2003 establishing the criteria and mechanisms for deter-mining the Member State responsible for examining an asylum appli-cation lodged in one of the Member States by a third-country nationals.