WHERE CAN ASYLUM SEEKERS WORK? #1

ONE EUROPE – DIFFERENT POLICIES – UNEQUAL RIGHTS FOR REFUGEES

WHERE CAN ASYLUM SEEKERS WORK?

There are still big gaps when it comes to the opportunity for an asylum seeker to legally be employed. This difference concerns the possibility to work in itself (in Ireland an asylum seeker is not allowed to work during the whole procedure), as well as the delay before getting the right to work [1].


ONE EUROPE – DIFFERENT POLICIES – UNEQUAL RIGHTS FOR REFUGEES campaign aims at revealing  the differences between refugees’ rights across Europe.

RISE (Refugees Ideas and Solution for Europe) is a refugee network operating across 14 countries in Europe. We represent the authentic voice of refugees all over Europe and want to contribute to a peaceful and creative coexistence in Europe and play a leading role in developing ideas for joint solutions. We designed the campaign ONE EUROPE – DIFFERENT POLICIES – UNEQUAL RIGHTS FOR REFUGEES based on consultations we held with refugee communities in 14 different European countries over a period of six months. All topics presented here were raised by the consultation groups and outline the biggest concerns refugees face and the needs to be addressed with priority.

Through a series of informative posters, the RISE network wants to draw attention to the worrisome situations refugees face but also to solutions and best practices that exist. It is worth mentioning that the content of each poster is related to States’ legal framework and the individual experience and perception of refugees, which can differ from one another.

The final event of this campaign will take place in Brussels on 20th of March to call for a fair and common asylum application in Europe as well as decent and common standards for all refugees. Furthermore we call the EU to stop trading refugees and signing inhuman migration deals. Sign and share this petition to support us!

[1] Source: http://www.asylumineurope.org/comparator/reception

“The project RISE is part of Advocate Europe, the European idea challenge by MitOst in cooperation with Liquid Democracy, funded by Stiftung Mercator”

March 8, 2017
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