European Asylum Support Office
EASO is an agency of the European Union (EU) set up by virtue of Regulation (EU) No 439/2010 of the European Parliament and of the Council. The agency plays a key role in the concrete implementation of the Common European Asylum System (CEAS). EASO was established with the aim of enhancing practical cooperation on asylum matters and helping Member States fulfil their European and international obligations to give protection to people in need. EASO acts as a centre of expertise on asylum. It also provides support to Member States whose asylum and reception systems are under particular pressure.
- Corporate author(s): European Asylum Support Office (EU body or agency) Themes: Fundamental rights, Relations with non-member countries, Foreign and security policy — Defence
- Subject: emigration, EU Member State, EU office or agency, European Asylum Support Office, immigration, political asylum, right of asylum, social mobility
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