Migration

Portugal’s Vitorino to Become Next Head of the International Organisation for Migration

In what has become the latest in a string of high profile, international roles to go to a Southern European,…

EU Leaders Find Consensus at Crucial June Summit on Migration

As the night sky over Brussels hinted at the coming dawn, bloc leadership emerged from the EU Council summit early…

European Member States Seek Consensus Over Refugee Burden Sharing at Highly-Anticipated June Summit

As days stretch long across Europe and spring gives way to the warmth and brilliance of summer, European nations on…

The Structural Reform Support Service Plays Key Role in Creating Jobs and Sustainable Growth Across the EU

A decade after the start of the global financial crisis, Greece is recovering well. A recent European Central Bank stress…

Interview with Maarten Verwey, Director-General and Head of the Structural Reform Support Service in the European Commission

South EU Summit: The SRSS coordinates and provides technical support to EU member states and is geared towards the implementation…

New Greek Asylum Bill Seeks to Minimise Overcrowding in Island Camps

Greece passed a new asylum bill last week that aims to make asylum procedures simpler and faster and help with…

Southern EU Countries Reveal Forensic Initiative to Identify Missing Migrants

Since the beginning of 2018, over 24,000 migrants and refugees have entered Europe through a perilous journey across the Mediterranean,…

Asylum Seekers Turn to Greece’s Evros Land Corridor for Access to Europe

The words European Forced Migration Crisis bring to mind images of bright orange life vests or of people huddled shoulder…

ESTIA Spells Home for Migrants in Greece

On a warm August evening last year, villagers from Choudetsi, a small town in Crete, gathered in the local elementary…

Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic and the Future of the Union

Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic have yet to see eye to eye with the European Commission when it comes to…
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