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.
When politicians recognize that refugees remain refugees for a long time, it becomes necessary to redesign the refugee system.
The approach that European leaders plan to take on migration is doomed to fail. Economic support from Europe to African countries will only lead to more migration – not less.
The new EU migration trust fund's use of development aid and its focus on ‘migration management’ securitizes both development and migration policy and will end up serving neither.
Images of Syrian children sleeping in the streets of Brussels and Belgrade illustrate the complete chaos andinhumane conditions at refugee and reception centers...