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European Parliament votes for the Qualification Directive

27/10/2011

The European Parliament adopted today its position on the amendment of the Qualification Directive. The role of the directive is to help reduce differences in the level of rights granted to refugees and beneficiaries of subsidiary protection. By approving the agreement reached with the Council, the European Parliament opens the door to a swift adoption of the modified directive.

For more information:

  • IP/11/1256: Qualification Directive: the Commission welcomes the agreement on a key element of the asylum package

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