P2P 41357

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The role of civil society in offering protection and services to refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced persons

Brussels, Belgium
04 to 07 May 2010
35 Other issues (Complete)
Task : 0

Chair Person Mr Julien Blanc _______ Expert Julien Blanc

The participants are nominated by the respective ministry or national authority of the beneficiary country.

Part of series:                          Multi country



Aim of the Assistance

The aim of this study tour is to give participating representatives of civil society the opportunity to familiarise themselves with international and European standards and policies concerning refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced persons (IDPs) and with the roles and remits of different EU institutions as well as other key actors. The study tour further intends to offer participants exchange and networking opportunities in a respectful atmosphere among themselves and with European-level civil society organisations active in this field.

EU legislation / adm. infrastructure

Not applicable

Proposed action

4-days study visit

Beneficiary Institution

Advocacy and service providing civil society organisations

Target Audience

Advocacy and service providing civil society organisations

Documents produced by logo Taiex


Document Agenda_41357.doc

Ms Jessica Blommaert


Coordination et initiatives pour réfugiés et étrangers (CIRE)

Document Presentation by Ms Blommaert_CIRE.ppt

Ms Kathelijne Houben



Document Presentation by Ms Houben_Vluchtelingenwerk Vlaanderen.ppt

Ms Annegret Kohler

External Relations Officer


Document Presentation by Ms Kohler_IOM.ppt

Ms Helena Lagerlof


European Commission

Document Presentation by Ms Lagerlof_EIDHR.ppt

Ms Ana Lopez Fontal

Media and Information Officer

European Council on Refugees and Exiles(Ecre)

Document Presentation by Ms Fontal_ECRE.ppt

Ms Pamela McCormick

Registry Lawyer

Council of Europe

Document Presentation by Ms McCormick_ECHR.ppt

Mr Henk Visser

Task Manager

European Commission

Document Presentation by Mr Visser_CSF.ppt

Mr John Andrew Young


Bureau for Europe, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Document Presentation by Mr Young_UNHCR.ppt