• Executive summary
  • Zusammenfassung
  • Résumé
  • Sintesi
  • Part 1. Single asylum procedure
  • A. Introduction
  • B. Comparative survey
  • I. The concept of asylum and subsidiary protection and its procedural implications u0097 the need to grant protection beyond the Geneva Convention
  • 1. The emergence of protection schemes beyond the Geneva Convention
  • 2. Protection against the background of European harmonisation
  • 3. National differences in protection schemes
  • 4. The growing importance of humanitarian protection
  • II. Types of separate single or combined asylum procedures
  • 1. Separate procedures
  • 2. All-inclusive single asylum procedures
  • 3. Partial single asylum procedures
  • 4. Single asylum procedures in non-EU countries
  • 5. Summary
  • III. Distribution of the grounds for examining protection requests u0097 scope of application of a single procedure ratione materiae
  • 1. All-inclusive single asylum procedure
  • 2. Partial single procedure
  • 3. Criteria for the distribution of competences
  • IV. Procedural safeguards to ensure a proper assessment of different protection grounds in a single procedure
  • V. Possible connection between a single procedure and the granting of a uniform status
  • VI. Administrative and judicial review u0097 problems and trends
  • 1. Streamlining administrative and judicial review in single asylum procedures
  • 2. Appeal rights in separate procedures
  • VII. Institutional arrangements on coordination and cooperation
  • VIII. Procedural questions and problems
  • IX. Skills required and special needs of vulnerable persons
  • X. Historical developments leading to the current approach
  • Synoptic tables
  • C. Conclusions
  • I. General remarks
  • II. Advantages of a single procedure
  • 1. Facilitation effects for applicants for protection
  • 2. Higher efficiency of the procedure
  • 3. Deterrence of abusive claims
  • 4. Administrative savings
  • 5. Promotion of a common European asylum system
  • III. Risks and problems
  • 1.Wa