Romania treads water on migration and asylum reforms

By |februar 22nd, 2019|EU migration, News, Romanian Presidency|

In 2015, Romania voted against relocation quotas for refugees within the EU, though it later supported the UN’s Global Compact on Refugees. Recently, it was asked by the UNHCR to use its six-month EU presidency to mobilise member states to be more active in managing the flows of refugees. EURACTIV Romania reports.

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Germany needs a quarter of a million migrant workers a year

By |februar 20th, 2019|EU migration, Germany, labour market, News|

Germany is dependent on migrant workers but a decreasing number of them will be EU citizens in the future. In the long term, about 146,000 immigrants from outside of the EU will have to be integrated into the German labour market every year, according ...

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Greek MEPs demand action on overpopulated migrant centres

By |februar 19th, 2019|Aegean Sea, EU migration, Greece, News, refugee camps|

Overpopulation of migrant reception centres on the island of Samos has reached the point of no return, with the local community and local authorities left overwhelmed and demanding assistance from the Greek government.

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Crisis over, crisis continues

By |februar 18th, 2019|asylum applications, Dimitris Avramopoulos, EU migration, European Parliament elections 2019, News, Post-Cotonou, UN migration pact|

The migration crisis in Europe is over. According to the statistics, at least. The political crisis over how and whether to reform the bloc's immigration and asylum rules remains as deadlocked as ever.

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Budapest: This EU Parliament should stop deciding on migration and rule of law

By |januar 30th, 2019|anti-immigration, EU migration, Hungary, News, rule of law, Victor Orban|

The current European Parliament should make no decision on issues related to migration and rule of law as it does not represent the will of EU citizens, a high-ranking Hungarian government official told EURACTIV Croatia in an interview.

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Spurned by authorities, humanitarian NGOs feel unsafe in Croatia

By |november 21st, 2018|Croatia, EU migration, News|

Volunteers and employees of two NGOs helping migrants in Croatia face serious threats and violence on an almost daily basis. For the first time in three years, they feel unsafe and unprotected in their city. They go to work carrying mace, as advised by...

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Economic growth, migration and EU elections – a strange mix for Romanian voters

By |oktober 23rd, 2018|brain drain, EU elections 2019, EU migration, foreign direct investment, News, Romania|

Romania’s government boasts about its economic growth rate, but Romanians are leaving the country in large numbers. Can the EU elections in 2019 change the trend or will the migration pace intensify?

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Solidarity vs ‘securitarian obsessions’

By |oktober 16th, 2018|crise migratoire, EU migration, European asylum policy, migration crisis, News|

The sudden and substantial increase of migrants’ flow to Europe over the last years has produced a severe political and identity crisis within the EU, a crisis that risks undermining its basic principles and values, and fostering the rise of xenophobic nationalism, writes the Progressive Caucus of the European Parliament.

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Children in humanitarian crises: How the EU can help them

By |avgust 20th, 2018|EU migration, European humanitarian aid, humanitarian aid, migrant children, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

The European Union (EU) has the opportunity to positively shape the lives of children trapped in conflicts, natural disasters and other humanitarian situations around the world. On World Humanitarian Day (19 August), Delphine Moralis explains why this ...

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Political scientist: Germans are used to V4’s strong “No” from time to time

By |julij 23rd, 2018|asylum policy, Deficit Reduction, EU budget 2021-2027, EU migration, European Council summit, eurozone reform, Germany, News, public finances, trade partnership, Visegrad Four|

The EU's stand on migration policy is moving towards the demands of the Visegrad group, one of the best functioning groups in the bloc, says Dr Kai-Olaf Lang, adding that in many respects, Germany and V4 are much closer to each other today than Germany...

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