Original Language
English
ISBN (pdf)
978-3-9519793-7-3
E-ISBN
978-3-9519793-5-9
Number of Pages
76
Reference Number
PUB2021/010/R
Date of upload

10 Apr 2021

Accurate, Timely, Interoperable?: Data management in the asylum procedure in Austria

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This report has been produced by the National Contact Point Austria in the European Migration Network (EMN), contributing to EMN’s study “Accurate, timely, interoperable? Data management in the asylum procedure”. The report focuses on the types of data that are collected on asylum seekers in Austria, from the moment when an application is lodged and until a first-instance decision is issued, and how the data are managed. Recent developments and trends relating to data management are described and the challenges and good practices that have previously emerged in Austria in the area of data collection and management are discussed. The report covers the following topics:

a) Data collection within the various phases of the Austrian asylum procedure 
b) Overview of data collected 
c) Provision of information to asylum seekers 
d) Data protection safeguards 
e) Challenges, good practices and recent developments 

  • Summary 
  • 1. Introduction 
  • 2. Data collection within the various phases of the Austrian asylum procedure 
  • 3. Overview of data collected 
  • 4. Provision of information to asylum seekers 
  • 5. Data protection and applicant rights 
  • 6. Challenges, good practices and recent developments 
  • 7. Conclusions