Background information

What is Safe Passage? What does relocation mean? What are humanitarian visas?

The following background information sheets are quick and to-the-point summaries of the key concepts of the Safe Passage project and each of its specific demands.

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Safe Passage

Search and Rescue at sea

Reception conditions and access to asylum procedures


Suspension of visa requirements

Humanitarian visas

Family reunification

Mutual recognition of positive asylum decisions


Resettlement vs. Relocation

Private Sponsorships


All information published is updated as of February 2017.