With a specific focus on “Quality Funding” and “Localisation”, the Danish Refugee Council has become a formal member of the Grand Bargain 2.0. The aim is to ensure better support and more protection to displaced people.
From January to November 2021, DRC and six civil society organizations across Europe documented close to 12,000 incidents of men, women and children being pushed back by border police, law enforcement officials or other authorities from EU Member States.
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Ahead of the first official stocktaking of the Global Refugee Forum on 14-15 December 2021 the Danish Refugee Council is releasing a report with the view to refocus attention to self-reliance within a durable solution lens.
Three years after the Global Compact on Refugees (GCR) was endorsed by the UN General Assembly, DRC welcomes the opportunity of the High Level Officials Meeting 2021 to take stock of the progress made. With increasing global displacement and humanitarian needs growing year by year it is the right time to assess if relevant steps have been taken to provide better protection and assistance for displaced people and if a reduction of human suffering has been achieved.
The EU must address and manage the situation at its external borders in a way that protects fundamental human rights. It is extremely worrying that the EU Commission proposes limitations of rights including related to effective access to seek asylum. It is a disproportionate response to a manageable situation, and it must not set precedent for future responses at the EU’s external borders.