IDC, The International Detention Coalition,Vluchtelingenwerk Vlaanderen
March 26 and 27, 2015, a workshop on monitoring immigration detention for European NGOs was held in Brussels. It was organized by the Flemish Refugee Action and the International Detention Coalition. The goal of the workshop was to strengthen civil society monitoring of immigration detention by sharing experiences, challenges, and positive practices.
This briefing note summarises key information and outcomes from the workshop sessions, which included participation from workers in the immigration detention context. The brief is divided up on the key issues of immigration detention, concluding with a list of resources and tools for continued monitoring of immigration detention practices and facilities.