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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Greece: Turkey needs to end ‘blackmail’ for migrant aid

By |november 21st, 2019|Greece, migration crisis, News, Turkey|

Greece's migration minister said that Turkey needs to stop "blackmail" if it wants more EU aid, saying its loaded language had prompted a spike in movement toward Greek shores.

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Commission expects Greek reply to allegations of migrants’ mistreatment

By |oktober 30th, 2019|EU migration policy, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, migration crisis, News|

The European Commission expects the Greek authorities to follow up on the allegations of the Turkish ministry of foreign affairs over migrants’ mistreatment and the illegal practice of “pushback”, a Commission spokesperson has said. The tension between Athens and Ankara...

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The EU’s new migration policy is a gift to the far-right

By |oktober 4th, 2019|France, Italy, Malta, migration crisis, News, refugee crisis|

Far from taking the refugee issue away from the far-right, the EU's new migration policy plan will simply hand the far-right a grievance it can exploit for years to come, writes Faisal Al Yafai.

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Italy holds Netherlands, EU ‘responsible’ for migrant boat

By |junij 24th, 2019|EU migration policy, Italy, Lybia, Matteo Salvini, migration crisis, News, The Netherlands|

Italy's hardline Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said he would hold the Netherlands and the European Union "responsible" for the fate of 42 migrants that Rome has blocked from disembarking at Italian ports for over a week.

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Brexit unleashed long-standing problems in the EU, Bulgarian MEP says

By |december 4th, 2018|EU budget, European Parliament, European Parliament elections 2019, migration crisis, News|

EURACTIV’s media partner Dnevnik has asked Bulgarian MEPs about the difficulties and achievements of the current European Parliament and their expectations for the European elections in May next year. It now publishes what three of them had to say.

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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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The migrants are coming to Poland. Let’s welcome them

By |oktober 23rd, 2018|European Commission, Law and Justice, migration crisis, News, Paweł Chorąży, Poland|

Polish deputy minister for development, Paweł Chorąży, left government because he said a banal and obvious thing: Without immigrants in Poland, there will be not enough hands to work and no economic growth. Rather than demonise them, the government should welcome the newcomers, writes Bartosz T. Wieliński.

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Migration control still trumps African ‘partnership of equals’

By |oktober 19th, 2018|Africa, African Union, European External Investment Plan (EIP), migration crisis, News, North Africa|

Less than a month after Jean-Claude Juncker’s State of the Union talked of the need for a ‘partnership of equals’ between Africa and the European Union, migration control was once again the main prism through which the EU views Africa...

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A technical European Council to defuse tension

By |oktober 17th, 2018|Brexit, European Council, European Council summit, migration crisis, News, Sebastian Kurz|

The European heads of state will meet in Brussels for three days. France is hoping to avoid reopening the eternal political debate surrounding migration and make progress on specific aspects, including Brexit – even though the final agreement is not ready. EURACTIV France reports.

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