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MIEUX launched a new Action: Brazil III

14 January 2021

In December 2020, MIEUX+ launched a new Action in Brazil in the area of international protection and asylum policy with the Federal Public Defenders’ Office. It is not the first time that the institutions cooperates with MIEUX. In 2019, the Brazil II Action focused on children in migration whilst the newly launched Action builds on the aims to contribute to better protection and juridical support to a broader spectrum of migrants and asylum seekers in Brazil.

Expertise: Blanca Goyenechea

25 September 2019

In this edition of Expertise, expert Blanca Sánchez Goyenechea, Head of Special Procedures Unit, Sub-Directorate General for International Protection at the Spanish Ministry of Interior, recently deployed to take part in thePeru IV Action, discusses the need for knowledge exchange among government officials and inter-regional cooperation on asylum.

Northern Brazil and children in migration: new Action launched

04 August 2019

Northern Brazil is facing a mounting challenge with the increasing arrival of a large number of migrant children, unaccompanied or not, to the Northern Brazilian States of Amazonas and Roraima. Responding to a request from the Public Defender's Office, MIEUX launched a new Action to assess the ongoing situation and to transmit the European experiences in areas of interview protocols for international protection applicants, especially children.