Revision of the Dublin Regulation

Theme: Migration
Title: Revision of the Dublin Regulation
Policy Reference: COM (2016) 270


The Dublin III Regulation has been in force from January 1, 2014. The aim of the revision is to provide for a fair relocation of applicants across Member States, as well as to ensue stronger guarantees for unaccompanied minors.

European Commission

The revision to Dublin III was proposed by the European Commission on May 4, 2016.

European Parliament

The European Parliament adopted a report on the proposal on November 6, 2017, proposing a number of amendments.

Council of the EU

A great deal of work has been carried out by various presidencies of the Council of the EU, yet there is significant difficulty in making any significant progress. Negotiations within the Council are still ongoing.

Negotiation Stage

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Final Adoption

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Local Implementation

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