Not There Yet: Family Reunification for Beneficiaries of International Protection

Author: European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE)

Date: February 2023

Country: Europe

Type of legal pathway: family reunification


Language: English

Description: This comparative report provides an overview of the right to family reunification in 23 European countries with information drawn primarily from ECRE’s Asylum Information Database (AIDA) and supplemented by relevant publications from ECRE, the EU Asylum Agency (EUAA), UNHCR and the Council of Europe. It covers both good practices and worrying trends at the national level, as well as the means of safeguarding this right which are available in the legislative framework.