The length of asylum procedures in Europe

This briefing by the European Council for Refugee and Exiles (ECRE) provides an overview of practice in 20 European countries covered by the Asylum Information Database (AIDA), on the basis of publicly available sources, as well as information provided by civil society organisations in these countries. It examines the transposition and implementation of time limits for completing the regular asylum procedure, special procedures applicable to specific caseloads, as well as appeals against negative decisions