Professor Helene Lambert of the School of Law recently addressed the presidency of the Council of the European Union at a conference on the development of the Common European Asylum System by 2012. 

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The conference was held in Warsaw on 11 and 12 July 2011 and gathered government officials from the 27 EU member states, senior representatives from the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the Council of Europe, NGOs dealing with refugees and migrants, and eminent judges.

Professor Lambert told senior officials what more could be done to improve implementation of EU legislation and compliance with the refugee convention.

Click here to read Professor Lambert's speech (PDF format)

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