Building Knowledge for a Concerted and Sustainable Approach to Refugee Resettlement in the EU and its Member States

Programme-based resettlement
Ad-hoc resettlement
Prepared for resettlement
No resettlement
Emergency Transit Facilities (ETC)
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The Project aims to map and analyse legal and policy frameworks, as well actual practices related to refugee resettlement in the 27 EU Member States.

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Resettlement is a durable solution that may be offered to refugees who have sought protection in a country where local integration is not an option, and who cannot return to their home country.

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Latest news on resettlement of Refugees displaced by the conflict in Syria

According to information released by the UNHCR this September, ten States have pledged to resettle refugees who have been displaced by the on-going conflict in Syria. Together these countries have pledged more than 1,650 resettlement places, 960 of which are for 2013.

New UNHCR Document on the Integration of Resettled Refugees

A useful document has just been released (September 2013) by the UNHCR. The document is entitled: 'The Integration of Resettled Refugees.'

Belgium receives the first group of refugees to be resettled in 2013

Last June, Belgium received its first refugees to be resettled as part of its new resettlement programme.