Portugal reaches agreement with Spain, France to welcome Aquarius migrants

By |september 26th, 2018|Antonio Costa, Aquarius ship, Dublin regulation, EU migrants, News|

The Portuguese government said on Tuesday (25 September) it had reached an agreement with Spain and France to welcome some of the migrants on board the last private rescue ship in the Mediterranean, after Italy refused to let the vessel dock.

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Migrant rescue ship arrives in Malta, ending standoff

By |avgust 16th, 2018|Aquarius ship, EU migration policy, Malta, Mediterranean crisis, migrants, News|

The Mediterranean rescue ship Aquarius arrived at Valletta harbour in Malta on Wednesday (15 August) to allow 141 migrants to get off, ending a five-day tug-of-war among EU countries which had seen the vessel banned from docking in several ports.

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Humanitarian ship seeks European port for rescued migrants

By |avgust 13th, 2018|Aquarius ship, Mediterranean, migrants, News, search and rescue|

Human rights groups called on European governments on Sunday to tell a charity ship where it can dock and let more than 140 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean disembark in safety.

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European Parliament wants to put an end to the solidarity offence in Europe

By |julij 9th, 2018|Aquarius ship, Claude Moraes, European Commission, European Parliament, France, humanitarian assistance, migrant crisis, News, Refugees, solidarity offence|

Only eight EU member states have banned the solidarity offence from their national laws. This offence is often used to prosecute citizens and organisations assisting migrants. EURACTIV.fr reports.

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World Refugee Day, a reminder for EU leaders that reforming the migration system is urgent

By |junij 20th, 2018|Aquarius ship, Dublin regulation, European Council summit, migration crisis, News, World Refugee Day, xenophobia|

Millions are fleeing war or persecution worldwide. As we commemorate their strength and courage on World Refugee Day, we try to be calm quoting the record high number of 68.5 million displaced people – 3 million higher than the total population of the UK – 25.4 million refugees, 40 million internally displaced and 3.1 million asylum seekers, writes Luca Jahier.

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MEP: In the long term, migrants will be part of solution in Europe

By |junij 15th, 2018|Aquarius ship, Barbara Spinelli, Dublin regulation, European Council, European Parliament, humanitarian aid, migration crisis, News|

Migration is at the centre of Europe’s agenda after the Aquarius ship highlighted on Monday (11 June) the EU’s failure to manage the arrival of asylum seekers. The strained Dublin system is mainly at fault and the necessity for a reform is getting urgent, as migrants keep arriving in Europe.

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Tweets of the Week: G7 Summit, The Strasbourg Train and Aquarius

By |junij 15th, 2018|Aquarius ship, European Parliament, G7 summit, News, Tweets of the week|

G7 Summit shows international strain, if you’re going to Strasbourg, maybe don’t take the train and Euroean Plenary talks migration again. It wasn’t quite the last supper, but the G7 Summit certainly had a finality about it. I knew the...

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MS Aquarius reveals a strained Dublin system

By |junij 13th, 2018|Aquarius ship, Asylum seekers, Dublin regulation, Dublin System, migrant crisis, News, Refugees|

The refusal of Italy and Malta to take in the rescue ship Aquarius packed with migrants this week has shone a light on the flaws of European solidarity and underlined the urgent need to reform the Dublin asylum system. EURACTIV.fr reports.

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Does France take its fair share of migrants?

By |junij 13th, 2018|Aquarius ship, Benjamin Griveaux, European Parliament, France, migration crisis, News|

France is the third European country in terms of asylum applications received but is only 26th out of 28 when it comes to acceptance rate. EURACTIV.fr reports.

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Spain to receive rescue boat with 629 migrants after Italy, Malta refuse

By |junij 11th, 2018|Aquarius ship, humanitarian aid, Italy, Malta, Matteo Salvini, Mediterranean, migrant crisis, News, Pedro Sanchez, Spain|

Spain's new prime minister ordered the authorities on Monday (11 June) to receive a rescue vessel carrying 629 migrants that has remained at sea in the Mediterranean after both the Italian and Maltese governments, the two nearest European territories, refused it permission to disembark. EURACTIV’s partner efe-epa reports.

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