As the influx of migrants to Europe from Africa and elsewhere unfolds as the biggest humanitarian, political and solidarity crisis of 2015, we are being challenged to formulate unified European policies. However, blind spots along the migration trails are hampering our understanding of the situation. While right-wing parties want to strengthen the borders to discourage migrants from coming to Europe, this living analysis seeks to find alternative solutions to the situation that take into account the humanitarian, political and solidarity principles at stake.
The EU migration and refugee crisis has acutely revealed the limits of the Schengen and Dublin systems as well as national reticence to build a European migr...
While conflicts in Africa are influenced by a diverse range of factors, a particular need exists to understand how cross-border conflicts influence each other.
Shelter in the region represents a gap in the protection of refugees, which is in stark contrast with Europe’s professed commitment to human rights and international law.
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People will keep moving between countries, as they always have, so European policymakers should focus on making the most of migration.
Europe’s 2015 political crisis over refugees and migration illustrated the lack of a coordinated approach by the European Union on these issues.