Convergence and Mutual Recognition in European Asylum Law

  • Ida Staffans
Part of the Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice book series (IUSGENT, volume 2)

It has been said that the asylum policy and the asylum procedures of Europe are undergoing a process of internationalisation.1 Aside from the jurisprudential implications of internationalisation, there are at least three practical ways in which this statement is true: First, the asylum procedures of Europe are objects of harmonisation and the geographical scope of the legal effects of decisions made within national procedures have expanded regionally and also beyond the borders of Europe.


Member State Supra Note Asylum Seeker Mutual Recognition State Sovereignty 
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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ida Staffans
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  1. 1.Institute for International Economic LawUniversity of Helsinki; Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence in the Foundations of European Law and PolityHelsinkiFinland

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