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Acronyms and abbreviations

ACSG   Asylum Capacity Support Group 
AVRR   Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration Programme 
AWAS    Agency for the Welfare of Asylum Seekers  
AZC   Asylum seekers’ centre in the Netherlands (asielzoekerscentrum)
BBU   Federal Agency for Care and Assistance Services in Austria (Bundesagentur für Betreuungs- und Unterstützungsleistungen)
BVMN   Border Violence Monitoring Network 
CALL   Council for Alien Law Litigation in Belgium 
CAT   UN Committee against Torture
CEAS   Common European Asylum System 
CEDAW   United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women 
CEF   Episcopal Conference of France
CEPOL   EU Agency for Law Enforcement Training 
CGRS   Commissioner General for Refugees and Stateless Persons in Belgium
CIR   Republican Integration Contract in France
CJEU   Court of Justice of the European Union
COA   Central Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers in the Netherlands (Centraal Orgaan opvang asielzoekers) 
COI   Country of origin information
CPH   Temporary accommodation centres in France
CPT   European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
DPAR   Measures assisted returns in France (dispositifs de préparation de l’aide au retour)
DT&V   Repatriation and Departure Service in the Netherlands
EASO   European Asylum Support Office
ECHR   European Convention on Human Rights
ECtHR   European Court of Human Rights
ECRE   European Council on Refugees and Exiles 
EDAL       European Database of Asylum Law 
EEAS   European External Action Service 
EIGE   European Institute for Gender Equality
EMCDDA   European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction
EMN   European Migration Network
ENS   European Network on Statelessness 
EPS   EASO’s Early Warning and Preparedness System 
EQPR   European Qualifications Passport for Refugees
ETCC   Employer Tailored Chain Cooperation 
EU+   European Union Member States, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland
eu-LISA   European Agency for the Operational Management of Large-Scale IT Systems in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice
EUAA   EU Asylum Agency
Eurojust   EU Judicial Cooperation Agency 
Europol   European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation
Fedasil   Federal Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers in Belgium
FEP   Protestant Federation of Mutual Aid
FGM   Female genital mutilation 
FRA   European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights
Frontex       European Border and Coast Guard Agency
GDP   Gross domestic product
GRETA   Council of Europe Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings
GRSI   Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative
ICC   Inter-Cultural Cities programme 
ICCPR   International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights 
ICMC   International Catholic Migration Commission
ICMPD   International Centre for Migration Policy Development 
IDMC   Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre 
IDP   Internally displaced person
IGAD   Intergovernmental Authority on Development 
IGI-DAI   General Inspectorate for Immigration–Asylum and Integration Directorate in Romania
IOM   International Organization for Migration
IPSN   Identification of Persons with Special Needs
IRPP   Irish Refugee Protection Programme 
JHA   European Union Justice and Home Affairs 
JRS   Jesuit Refugee Service
KIS   Knowledge Platform on Integration in Netherlands (Kennisplatform Integratie & Samenleving)
LBGTI   Lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans-gender and intersex
MENA   Middle East and North African 
MIRPS   Comprehensive Regional Framework for Protection and Solutions in Central America and Mexico
MPI   Migration Policy Institute
OAU   Organization of African Unity
OFII   Office Français de l’Immigration et Intégration in France
ONA   Office national de l’accueil in Luxembourg
PFI   Push Factor Index82
POL   Process reception centres in the Netherlands (processopvanglocatie)
REVIS   Law on social inclusion income in Luxembourg
SCIFA   Strategic Committee on Immigration, Frontiers and Asylum
SEM   Swiss State Secretariat for Migration
SIPRIOMI   Protection System for Beneficiaries of International Protection and Unaccompanied Foreign Minors in Italy
SOGI   Sexual orientation and gender identity
SRA   Specific Residence Authorisation in Malta
SSAR   Support Platform for the Solutions Strategy for Afghan Refugees 
TFEU   Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union 
THB   Trafficking in human beings 
UNCRC   United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child
UNHCR   United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees 
Vw   Dutch Aliens Act (Vreemdelingenwet)
WODC   Dutch Scientific Research and Documentation Centre