Position papers, reports, notes and hearing consultations

DRC Danish Refugee Council's position papers, reports and notes about asylum and repatriation

On this page, a selection of DRC Danish Refugee Councils position papers, reports, and notes about asylum and repatriation and be found. They are presented according to the date of publication - (the recent one at the top).

The notes are available only in Danish. We refer to our Danish webpage for an overview of the notes

The Asylum Department advocates for the rights of asylum seekers and refugees. We seek to influence the development of asylum-related laws by engaging with politicians and participating in hearings and consultations on law proposals.

The hearings and consultations are written in Danish. We refer to our Danish webpage where these documents are presented.

Position papers and reports

DRC Recommendations On The RAMM, August 2021

DRC Recommendations On The RAMM, August 2021

August 2021

517.2 kb

DRC Return Counselling Methodology Brief

DRC Return Counselling Methodology Brief

August 2021

235.9 kb

DRC Policy Brief - Rights At Risk

DRC Policy Brief - Rights At Risk

April 2019

1.5 mb

DRC Policy Brief - on the implications of a closer nexus between asylum and return procedures

DRC Policy brief - Return Counselling

DRC Policy brief - Return Counselling

February 2019

1.1 mb

DRC Policy brief - on best practices for return counselling based on the Danish Refugee Council’s experiences

Mutual Trust Is Still Not Enough

Mutual Trust Is Still Not Enough

December 2018

2.5 mb

DRC & OSAR (Swiss Refugee Council) joint report - on the situation of persons with special reception needs transferred to Italy under the Dublin III Regulation

DRC Return Policy

DRC Return Policy

October 2018

3.4 mb

DRC Policy - positions and guiding principles for DRC's engagement in return of refugees, IDPs and rejected asylum seekers

When the Dublin System Keeps Families Apart

When the Dublin System Keeps Families Apart

May 2018

2.2 mb

DRC Policy Brief - on the topic of families and children in the Dublin procedure

Trivsel og udvikling hos børn på asylcentre

Trivsel og udvikling hos børn på asylcentre

April 2018

2 mb

Fundamental Rights and the EU Hotspot Approach

Fundamental Rights and the EU Hotspot Approach

October 2017

1.3 mb

Legal Assesment - a legal assessment of the implementation of the EU hotspot approach and its potential role in the reformed Common European Asylum System

Is mutual trust enough?

Is mutual trust enough?

April 2017

511.1 kb

DRC & OSAR (Swiss Refugee Council) joint report - on the situation of persons with special reception needs upon return to Italy

DRC's Position on the Reform of the Dublin System

DRC's Position on the Reform of the Dublin System

March 2017

302.9 kb

DRC Position - based on DRC's practical experiences with the Dublin system

Evaluation of the Kosovo Return Programme - 2011

Evaluation of the Kosovo Return Programme - 2011

April 2011

828.8 kb

DRC evaluation of the Kosovo Return Programme implemented by Danish Refugee Council 2006-2009 - Long-term Sustainability of Return of Rejected Asylum Seekers to Kosovo.

Recommendations for the Return and Reintegration of Rejected Asylum Seekers - 2008

Recommendations for the Return and Reintegration of Rejected Asylum Seekers - 2008

May 2008

1.9 mb

DRC recommendations for the return and reintegration of rejected asylum seekers - lessons learned from returns to Kosovo.