Project „Steps to Freedom”

In 2010, the LCHR in cooperation with the UNHCR and several NGOs from Central and Eastern Europe has started implementation of the project „Steps to Freedom. Monitoring Detention and Promoting Alternatives to Detention of Asylum Seekers in Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Slovakia and the Czech Republic”. Project co-financed under the European Refugee Fund.

The Project aims to assess the implementation of the Community legislation concerning detention of asylum seekers and to promote alternatives to detention of asylum seekers during the asylum procedure in several states of the Baltic and Central European region receiving asylum seekers from the eastern migration route.

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Published: 2010-11-10