Italy seizes migrant rescue vessel, another to disembark

By |september 3rd, 2019|Dublin regulation, EU migration policy, Giuseppe Conte, News|

Italian authorities on Monday (2 September) seized the rescue vessel Eleonore, disembarking the around 100 migrants aboard after it entered Italian territorial waters despite a ban.

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Juncker Commission gives up on Dublin asylum reform

By |december 4th, 2018|Common Asylum policy, Dimitris Avramopoulos, Dublin regulation, Green/EFA group, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, refugee crisis, Viktor Orbán, Visegrad Four|

Faced with the opposition of member states from the Visegrad group, the Juncker Commission made it plain on Tuesday (4 December) that it has given up on one of its declared goals: completing the reform of the Common European Asylum System.

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MEP Van Brempt: EU will need solidarity to handle migration, our biggest failure

By |november 9th, 2018|Better Regulation, Brexit, Dublin regulation, migration crisis, News|

The European left has been essential in preventing conservatives from cutting necessary policies in the name of “better regulation”, says Kathleen Van Brempt, who sees the inability of member states to manage the migration crisis as the biggest failure of the 2014-2018 period.

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Why are we not reforming the Dublin Regulation yet?

By |oktober 25th, 2018|asylum policy, common european asylum system, Dublin regulation, EU-Turkey deal, immigration policy, Migration, News, refugee crisis, Refugees|

In view of the long-blocked negotiations about the reform of the EU's Dublin asylum system, Luigi Achilli argues that it is not migration but the lack of a common European response that is putting the EU's future at risk.

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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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Czech MEPs downplay V4 role in EU’s migration policy change

By |avgust 30th, 2018|Austrian elections, Bulgarian Presidency, Czech Republic, Dublin regulation, European Parliament, far right, FPO, News, refugee crisis, Sebastian Kurz, Visegrad Four|

The EU is finally heading the way we are proposing in terms of migration policy, the Visegrád Group countries say. But two Czech MEPs point out that the V4’s contribution to the change may be limited and other factors should be considered as well.

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‘Controlled centres’ for migrants – not ‘hotspots’, say EU leaders

By |julij 2nd, 2018|Asylum seekers, Dublin regulation, European Council, hotspots, migrants, migration crisis, News, Refugees, Visegrad countries|

The European Council’s idea of “controlled centres” for migrants put forward in its conclusions is strikingly similar to the 2015 hotspots. EURACTIV.fr reports.

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Eastern Europe could pay to avoid taking in refugees

By |junij 28th, 2018|Donald Tusk, Dublin regulation, EUCO, migration crisis, Nathalie Loiseau, News|

The idea of making countries pay if they are not willing to take in refugees – already debated and taboo – now seems to be the only way to solve the tricky issue of migrants’ allocation.

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Migration set to overshadow eurozone reform debate at EU summit

By |junij 28th, 2018|Angela Merkel, Dublin regulation, Emmanuel Macron, euro zone, European Council, Eurozone, migrant crisis, Migration, News, Sebastian Kurz, Visegrad countries|

The political crises in Germany and Italy are European and revolve around the debate on migration, which is set to overshadow other issues during the European Council in Brussels, on 28-29 June. EURACTIV.fr reports.

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Tsipras to bail out Merkel on refugees

By |junij 28th, 2018|Alexis Tsipras, Angela Merkel, Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Dublin regulation, EU asylum policy, German coalition, Greece, News, refugee crisis|

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is ready to sign a deal with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to make it easier for Germany to send asylum seekers back to other European countries, the Financial Times reported yesterday (27 June).

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