The new ECRE research – in partnership with the Hungarian Helsinki Committee – highlights the need for more reasoned assessments of Internal Protection Alternative and Actors of Protection.
The HHC was a partner of Fair Trials International in the “Practitioner Training on Roadmap Directives” project, partially funded by the European Union. The overall objective of this project was to provide defence lawyers from … Read more
The HHC has been an implementing partner organization of Fair Trials in the project titled “The Practice of Pre-Trial Detention: Monitoring Alternatives and Judicial Decision-Making”, with funding from the European Commission, which aimed to provide a unique evidence-base about … Read more
A comparative report came out analyzing the practice of 11 Member States in applying the Dublin Regulation.
HHC is taking part in the promotion and pooling of best practices regarding the protection of vulnerable groups.
Helsinki Committees conduct research and monitor detention facilities for children in Central and Eastern Europe. The main aim of the project is to examine lawfulness of detention and its conditions in Bulgaria, Poland, Romania and Hungary.
HHC is taking part in the set-up of a Europe-wide, comprehensive database.
The HHC ensures access to effective, free-of-charge legal counselling and representation at all places (reception centres, community shelters, alien policing jails) where persons in need of international protection are accommodated or detained in Hungary.
Ensuring access to the territory and to the asylum procedure for persons in need of international protection.
The Dublin system increases pressures on the border regions of the EU, where states are often least able to offer asylum seekers support and protection.
The overall goal of the CREDO project is to contribute to better structured, objective, high-quality and protection-oriented credibility assessment practices in asylum procedures conducted by EU Member States.
GENSEN is a project that primarily strives to enhance gender equality and provide additional safeguards for vulnerable asylum-seekers in asylum procedures conducted by European states.
The Hungarian system of penitentiary disciplinary procedures is dysfunctional due to systemic and procedural reasons, as suggested by the HHC’s monitoring and project experiences and information provided by lawyers as well as penitentiary staff. The … Read more
The excessive and lengthy use of pre-trial detention continues to be a serious problem throughout the Central Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union (CEE-FSU) region, and the practice of pre-trial detention in most countries … Read more
The aim of the project is to raise awareness of the crucial influence of interpretation in the course of proceedings with foreigners.
Practical cooperation, exchanging good practices and dialogue on the assessment of country information (COI) as evidence in the judicial review of asylum decisions.
In the framework of its 2010 project entitled “Return in a lawful and humane manner” the Hungarian Helsinki Committee conducted a research on best practices of voluntary return and reintegration of failed asylum seekers or other groups of migrants.
The aim of this project (led by the Free University of Amsterdam) is to identify best practices regarding qualification for international protection and asylum procedures.
DEVAS: Project on the Detention of Vulnerable Asylum-Seekers in the European Union.
More and more countries get engaged in resettlement every year, accepting to provide asylum for a certain number of refugees resettled from a conflict zone or from a temporary host country where no effective protection can be offered to them in the long run.