Northern Africa: Europe’s new border guard?

By |oktober 18th, 2018|border controls, disembarkation platforms, Egypt, immigration policy, Lybia, News|

As another EU summit gets underway, Leïla Bodeux and Davide Gnes wonder what values Europeans are willing to give up in order to stop migration.  

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Morocco plays cat and mouse with Africans headed to Europe

By |september 19th, 2018|Ceuta, disembarkation platforms, Frontex, Italy, Melilla, Morocco, News, NGOs, Pedro Sanchez, refugee crisis, Spain, Sub-Saharan Africa|

African emigrants are defying a campaign by Morocco to keep them away from land and sea crossings to Spain, which has become the main entry point to Europe for migrants and refugees following crackdowns elsewhere.

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Italy to push EU for reform of ‘Operation Sophia’

By |avgust 30th, 2018|anti-immigration, Austrian Presidency, disembarkation platforms, Elisabetta Trenta, far right, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, News, Operation Sophia, refugee crisis, Spain|

Rome will today (30 August) ask the European Union to rotate the ports where migrants rescued at sea disembark, Defence Minister Elisabetta Trenta said, with France and Spain expected to top the list.

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Commission proposes to speed up asylum screening in ‘controlled centres’ in the EU

By |julij 24th, 2018|controlled centers, disembarkation platforms, IOM, Migration, News, Refugees, UNHCR|

The European Commission put forward a proposal on Tuesday (24 July) to provide financial support to the member states in setting up "controlled centres" on their territory, whose aim is to expedite the assessment of asylum claims in the EU.

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Italy to keep accepting stricken migrants during EU talks

By |julij 24th, 2018|disembarkation platforms, Enzo Moavero Milanesi, Heiko Maas, Italy, Libya, Mediterranean, News, Operation Sophia, refugee crisis, Spain|

Italy agreed on Monday (23 July) to continue accepting migrants rescued at sea, at least until a broader EU strategy to address fair distribution of people can be defined.

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EU summit approves tortured conclusions on migration after sleepless night

By |junij 29th, 2018|Angela Merkel, disembarkation platforms, Dublin System, EU summit, EU-Turkey deal, German coalition, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, Lega Nord, News, populism, refugee crisis, secondary movements, Visegrad Four|

EU leaders reached a much-needed deal on steps to tackle migration after resolving a bitter row with Italy's inexperienced prime minister. Extended talks lasted through the night and only wrapped up on Friday morning (29 June). 

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EU summit approves tortured conclusions on migration after sleepless night

By |junij 29th, 2018|Angela Merkel, disembarkation platforms, Dublin System, EU summit, EU-Turkey deal, German coalition, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, Lega Nord, News, populism, refugee crisis, secondary movements, Visegrad Four|

EU leaders reached a much-needed deal on steps to tackle migration after resolving a bitter row with Italy's inexperienced prime minister. Extended talks lasted through the night and only wrapped up on Friday morning (29 June). 

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU summit approves tortured conclusions on migration after sleepless night