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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Poland, Hungary and Czechia broke law over refugees relocation system, EU court rules

By |april 2nd, 2020|Czechia, EU migration pact, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Migration, News, Poland, refugee crisis|

Poland, Hungary and Czechia failed to fulfil their legal obligations under EU law when they refused to participate in the relocation system for refugees in 2015, the European Court of Justice ruled on Thursday (2 April). 

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Finland joins Portugal and France in alleviating Greece’s migrant burden

By |februar 24th, 2020|EU migration pact, irregular immigration, Migration, migration crisis, News|

Finland will help Greece, Cyprus and Malta by taking 175 refugees from the camps and reception centres in these countries. With this move, Finland joins France and Portugal which made similar decisions previously.

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African migration is a ‘generational’ issue, say UN officials

By |november 26th, 2019|EU migration pact, EU migration policy, EU-Africa relations, EU-Africa trade, News|

The raw numbers of migrants may have fallen, but the migration of many African youth to Europe is set to continue. That is the message from top officials in the UN Development Programme.

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Engine trouble: EU struggles to attune diplomacy in Brussels

By |februar 7th, 2019|China, Cyprus, EU migration pact, Federica Mogherini, Greece, Hungary, INF Treaty, Italy, Nato, News, QMV, Russia, Sanctions, South China Sea dispute, Venezuela|

The rise to power of anti-EU populists in some member states is making it harder for the European Union to agree common statements on fast-moving foreign crises, diplomats say, raising a threat to the bloc's prized "soft power" status.

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Commission unveils migrant ‘action plan’ for Italy

By |julij 5th, 2017|Asylum seekers, Austria, EU migrants, EU migration pact, Italy, News, Refugees|

The European Commission on Tuesday (4 July) unveiled a new plan to help Italy cope with a massive fresh influx of migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea, mostly Africans setting sail from Libya.

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Macron makes link between poor French economy and refugees

By |junij 23rd, 2017|Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, EU migration pact, News, relocation, unemployment|

Emmanuel Macron said there was “no glory” in France's track record on refugees because it reflected the country's weak economy.

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Merkel’s ‘man in Africa’ downbeat on prospects for Africa-EU summit

By |april 12th, 2017|African Union, Ajay Bramdeo, Cotonou agreement, drought, Egypt, Ethiopia, EU emergency fund for Africa, EU migration pact, famine, Gabon, Gambia, Geert Laporte, Guenther Nooke, Libya, New Consensus on Development, News, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Zimbabwe|

Gunther Nooke, Angela Merkel’s representative to Africa, offered a gloomy prognosis of November's Africa-EU summit in Abidjan on Tuesday (11 April), saying trade between the continents was “almost irrelevant” and that the African Union required major “institutional reform".

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