Major conference on asylum law

The European Database of Asylum Law is holding an international conference on asylum law in Dublin.

'Reflections on the Current Application of the EU Asylum Acquis' a conference organized by staff of the European Database of Asylum Law (EDAL), at the Irish Refugee Council, in conjunction with the Irish Centre for European Law (ICEL).

Hilton Charlemont Hotel, Dublin, on Friday and Saturday, 17 and 18 January 2014

The conference will be addressed by a number of distinguished speakers, including: Professor Guy Goodwin Gill, All Souls College, Oxford and Matrix Chambers

UK Judge Lars Bay Larsen, President of the Tenth Chamber of the Court of Justice of the EU Dr. Cathryn Costello, Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford, UK

Ms. Nuala Mole, AIRE Centre, UK

Mr. Justice Bernard McCloskey, President of the Upper Tribunal, Immigration & Asylum Chamber, UK

Mr. Bernard Dawson, Judge of the Upper Tribunal, Immigration & Asylum Chamber, UK

Ms. Diane Goodman, Deputy Director, Bureau for Europe, UNHCR

Mr. Adriano Silvestri, Head of Sector, Asylum, Migration & Borders, EU Agency for Fundamental Rights

Professor Jens Vedsted-Hansen, University of Aarhus, Denmark

as well as several other well-known and esteemed experts on asylum law from Ireland and abroad.

Registration is now open at A reduced rate of €224 is available to IRC, ECRE and ICEL members, NGO employees and lawyers in their first 5 years of practice.

To reserve a place, please e-mail, post or fax a completed copy of the attached booking form to - Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Fax: +353-1-896 4455 Post: Irish Centre for European Law, House 39, Law School, Trinity College, Dublin 2

Reservations may also be made directly by phoning the ICEL Administrator 10am-2pm, Mon-Fri at +353-1-896 1845.

9 CPD points are available for attendance More details are available at