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

Number of Pages: 
76
ISBN: 
978-3-9519793-7-3
E-ISBN: 
978-3-9519793-5-9
Year: 
2021
Available in German
Electronic copy only
Description: 

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 

Table of contents: 
  • 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