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

Proposal for amending the ERF 2008-2013 (COM(2009) 456 final)

European Commission

Title

Communication from the Commission regarding a proposal for a Decision of the Parliament and the Council about amending Decision No 573/2007/EC establishing the European Refugee Fund for the period 2008 to 2013 as part of the General programme "Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows" and repealing Council Decision 2004/904/EC (COM(2009) 456 final).

Abstract

The aim of this proposal is to amend the Decision establishing the European Refugee Fund in the light of the establishment of a Joint EU Resettlement Programme. Together with this proposal, the Commission is adopting a Communication on the establishment of a Joint EU Resettlement Programme (COM (2009)). It explains the grounds, objectives, context and functioning of the Joint EU Resettlement Programme.

The Proposal explains the context of the establishment of a Joint EU Resettlement Programme; summarises the results of the consultations with the interested parties and of an Impact Assessment; outlines the legal elements of the proposal and the budgetary implications.

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COM(2009) 456 final