Recent analyses released by the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) reveal that the number of applications for international protection lodged in the EU+ in June 2018 registered a slight decrease compared to the previous month. Approximately 51.300 applications were lodged in June; about 1.600 fewer than in May, while in the first half of 2018, some 301.390 applications were lodged in the EU+, a 15% decrease compared to the first half of 2017.
Number of asylum applications lodged in EU in early summer remains stable
6 augustus 2018
Uitdelen van voedsel door IOM, Afghanistan. | Foto: Inamullah Gohar | IOM, 2012