15 décembre 2017
69th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
"Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution." – on this day 69 years ago the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly with the quoted Article 14, laying foundations for the modern asylum system principles. EASO, in cooperation with the EU Member States strives every day at to train the asylum practitioners to act with respect for these rights and freedoms. EASO’s Training Module on Fundamental Rights and International Protection in the EU supports case officers, legal and reception officers, COI experts, border guards, policy makers and other personnel working at different stages of the asylum process, to facilitate and promote the implementation of fundamental rights in their respective activities.
EASO's video on Human Rights Day (1 min. 40'):