8 Jul 2016

Post it-sized minutes of European Council meetings unacceptable says Access Info Europe

2018-11-13T10:04:01+01:00

Madrid, 8 July 2016 – Access Info Europe has denounced the European Council’s recurrent lack of detail in its record-keeping, something highlighted by the shockingly minimalist minutes of the 17-18 March 2016 European Council meeting during which the so-called EU-Turkey “agreement” was concluded. The minutes of this significant meeting on the refugee crisis, which produced a controversial solution – many experts have raised doubts about its conformity with EU and international law – are so brief that they fit into a post it: “Post it-size accounts of high-level decision making about vital human rights issues are entirely unacceptable,” commented Helen

Post it-sized minutes of European Council meetings unacceptable says Access Info Europe2018-11-13T10:04:01+01:00
18 Mar 2016

We Have the Right to Know: Is the EU-Turkey Deal Legal? So We’re Asking.

2018-11-13T10:04:12+01:00

Madrid, 18 March 2016 – As EU leaders meet in Brussels to finalise details of last week’s controversial deal on sending refugees back from Greece to Turkey, Access Info Europe is launching an access to information campaign digging into the legality of the agreement, and asking EU institutions whether they sought legal advice on or properly evaluated the human rights impacts of the deal. The three initial access to documents requests, sent to the Council of the European Union, the European Commission, and the European Parliament, also ask for legal advice-related documents in regards to the pre-existing 2014 Agreement between

We Have the Right to Know: Is the EU-Turkey Deal Legal? So We’re Asking.2018-11-13T10:04:12+01:00
3 Feb 2016

“The Uncounted”

2020-01-29T10:59:58+01:00

'The Uncounted': Report Infographics Below you will find a series of infographics that sum up the findings and recommendations set in Access Info and the Global Detention Project's report The Uncounted: Detention of Migrants and Asylum Seekers in Europe. Please feel free to download and use these as you wish - why not share them on social media! Findings and Recommendations Report Summary And Overview Report Findings and Recommendations You can also view and share these infographics here. Who disclosed detention centres information? Who

“The Uncounted”2020-01-29T10:59:58+01:00