PROTECT ABLE final conference at the European parliament

The new EU asylum package and the Identification of vulnerable asylum seekers – 20th March 2014, European Parliament, Brussels

Conference Program

8:45 – Reception and coffee

Conference Moderator: Hélène de Rengervé, IRCT

9:30 – Introduction : Jérôme Boillat, Parcours d’Exil

9:50-10:25: Identification and needs of asylum seekers victims of traumatic events: stakes and challenges for Member States
• The Recast Directives: presentation of new obligations and involved issues : by Joanna Petin from Odysseus network, Alexandra Cupsan-Catalin and Vincent Catot from DG Home Affaires/Asylum
• Consequences of the lack of identification of victims of traumatic events by Dr. Lilla Hardi from Cordelia Fondation (Hungary)

10:25-11:00: Procedure and materials conditions: the challenges of necessary adaptations for Member States
• Interviewing victims of traumatic events by Dr. Pierre Duterte (Parcours d’Exil – France)
• Needs of adaptation of the asylum procedure (OFPRA – France, Laurence Duclos)
• Needs of adaptation of the reception conditions (ECRE , Kris Pollet)

Coffee break

11:15-12:30: The PROTECT-able project: assessment and prospects of the project

• 11:15-11:35: Presentation of the Protect Questionnaire by Dr. Boris Friele, psychologist (Zentrum für Flüchtlingshilfen und Migrationsdienste – Germany)
• 11:35-11:50: Presentation of trainings and results by Radek Ficek (FTDA – France)
• 11:50-12:10: Project achievements: the Polish example

12:10-12:30: Discussion with the audience

12:30-13:00: Conclusion: Andrea Vonkeman from UNHCR and Sylvie Guillaume, Member of European Parliament (S&D)

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