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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2018

Asylos

  • Income

    £119.4K

  • Spending

    £111.0K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1158386

Contact details

Public address

  • Quince Cottage, 51 West Harting, Petersfield, West Sussex, GU31 5NT

Aims & activities

Asylos is a network of volunteers who provide on demand, free of charge research for individual asylum claims. It works closely with the legal representatives of the asylum seekers (asylum lawyers and NGOs).

What the charity does

  • Human rights/religious or racial harmony/equality or diversity

Who the charity helps

  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • Other defined groups

How the charity works

  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Charitable objects

THE OBJECT OF THE CIO IS THE PROMOTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS LAW AS SET OUT IN THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND SUBSEQUENT UNITED NATIONS OR REGIONAL CONVENTIONS AND DECLARATIONS, AND IN NATIONAL LAW. IN PURSUING THIS OBJECT, ASYLOS WILL FOCUS ON THE ADVANCEMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS LAW WITH RESPECT TO ASYLUM SEEKERS AND STATELESS PEOPLE IN THE UK AND ELSEWHERE. IN FURTHERANCE OF THE ABOVE THE CHARITY’S ACTIVITIES WILL INCLUDE: - ENGAGING IN RESEARCH INTO HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUES AND MONITOR ABUSES OF HUMAN RIGHTS; - CONTRIBUTING TO THE SOUND ADMINISTRATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS BY PROVIDING INFORMATION AND BACKGROUND RESEARCH FOR ASYLUM CASES SO AS TO ENSURE THAT ASYLUM SEEKERS ARE GIVEN A FAIR HEARING FOR THEIR ASYLUM CLAIMS; - RAISING AWARENESS OF HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUES AND PROMOTING POPULAR SUPPORT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS BY FACILITATING AN INFORMED AND FACT BASED PUBLIC DEBATE ON ASYLUM; - PROVIDING TECHNICAL ADVICE TO GOVERNMENTS AND OTHERS ON HUMAN RIGHTS MATTERS, BY MAKING ITS RESEARCH AND INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON REQUEST AND PROVIDING RELEVANT TRAINING. IN FURTHERANCE OF THAT OBJECT BUT NOT OTHERWISE, THE TRUSTEES SHALL HAVE POWER TO ENGAGE IN POLITICAL ACTIVITY PROVIDED THAT THE TRUSTEES ARE SATISFIED THAT THE PROPOSED ACTIVITIES WILL FURTHER THE PURPOSES OF THE CHARITY TO AN EXTENT JUSTIFIED BY THE RESOURCES COMMITTED AND THE ACTIVITY IS NOT THE DOMINANT MEANS BY WHICH THE CHARITY CARRIED OUT ITS OBJECTS.

Governing document

CIO - Foundation Registered 28 Aug 2014

Organisation type

Charitable Incorporated Organisation

Policies

Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 6 Trustees
  • 30 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Dick Oosting (Chair) None on record
Katharina Natter None on record
Mira Luca Amber Wolf-Bauwens None on record
Daphne Clemence Laure Bouteillet-Paquet None on record
Colin Anthony Yeo None on record
Alexandra Felder Dufresne None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Belgium
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Italy
  • Romania
  • Sweden
  • Throughout England And Wales