A migration pact in the spirit of the German government?

By |julij 2nd, 2020|common european asylum system, EU asylum policy, EU migration pact, Frontex, German EU presidency 2020, Horst Seehofer, News|

For the first time since 2015, the number of asylum applications filed in the EU rose last year compared to the previous year. The German EU Council Presidency is pressing for reforms to the system, but the Commission's proposals are still some way off...

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EU Asylum policy: In search of solidarity in times of coronavirus

By |april 29th, 2020|EU asylum policy, European Commission, flow of refugees, Greece, Greek islands, guidelines, Italy, Malta, News, refugee, rescue at sea, Sea-eye, Spain|

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, health and financial policies, in particular, have increasingly become the focus of the EU's solidarity debate. But what about EU asylum and refugee policy? EURACTIV Germany 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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Defuse this explosive migration summit with a strategic EU study

By |junij 26th, 2018|anti, EU asylum policy, EU Council, European Commission, migrant crisis, Migration, nationalism, News, populism, Refugees|

If ever an EU summit seemed doomed, it's this week's immigration showdown. Governments like to imply that the 'migrant crisis' is at an end but in truth, it's just starting, and Europe needs a strategy and a common EU-wide approach, writes Gilles Merritt.

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Macron wins Merkel’s backing on budget for eurozone

By |junij 20th, 2018|Angela Merkel, digital tax, Dublin System, Emmanuel Macron, ESM, EU asylum policy, EU summit, eurozone budget, eurozone reform, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mark Rutte, News, refugee crisis, Schengen|

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday (19 June) won German Chancellor Angela Merkel's backing for reforms that are aimed at bolstering the eurozone against crises, including a vaunted budget for the bloc.

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‘Disembarkation platforms’ outside EU considered to end migrant row

By |junij 20th, 2018|Dublin System, EU asylum policy, EU summit, Libya, News, refugee crisis, Tunisia|

The EU is considering setting up "disembarkation platforms" outside the bloc to process migrants, according to draft summit conclusions seen Tuesday (19 June) by AFP, as Brussels tries to solve a political crisis over immigration.

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Conte: Germany is aware EU needs to change its migration policy

By |junij 19th, 2018|Angela Merkel, EU asylum policy, Germany, Giuseppe Conte, Italy, Lega Nord, Libya, Matteo Salvini, News, refugee crisis|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said yesterday (18 June) she wanted to support Italy in its efforts to reduce the number of migrants arriving on its shores, possibly handling asylum requests for Europe in non-European countries including Libya.

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Merkel avoids collapse of government, but faces deadline

By |junij 19th, 2018|Angela Merkel, CSU, EU asylum policy, EU summit, German coalition, German elections 2017, Giuseppe Conte, Horst Seehofer, Italy, Matteo Salvini, News, refugee crisis|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Bavarian allies agreed to give her two weeks' breathing space yesterday (18 June) to find a European solution to a row over immigration that threatens to scupper her three-month-old coalition government.

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German coalition hangs on EU summit’s delivery on asylum reform

By |junij 18th, 2018|CSU, Dublin System, EU asylum policy, EU summit, German coalition, German elections 2017, Horst Seehofer, News, refugee crisis|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies, the Christian Social Union (CSU), will decide today (18 June) whether to defy her by implementing a plan to limit immigration at the German border and risk destabilising her three-month-old coalition.

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EASO: Vast majority of migrants arriving in Italy not eligible for relocation

By |julij 5th, 2017|EASO, Estonian Presidency, EU asylum policy, EU-Turkey deal, Italy, Libya, News, Nigeria, refugee crisis, relocation|

Migration routes have shifted to Italy, and the country is putting pressure on its EU peers to share the burden. But most migrants arriving in Italian ports are ineligible for relocation, as they come from countries with very low recognition rates of a...

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