Let’s work  together now
09 Nov 2017 – 16:29 | No Comment

As extremists are increasingly using the internet to radicalise the vulnerable and marginalised online with their poisonous ideology, the European Commissioner for the Security Union, Julian King raises the bar in Europe’s fight against online …

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Finding answers to today’s mass movements of refugees and migrants
13 Nov 2017 – 14:23
Finding answers to today’s mass movements of refugees and migrants

As a growing number of people are on the move, searching for safety from persecution and conflict, hoping to reunite with their families, or seeking economic security in the face of poverty or the adverse …

Europe needs a labour migration policy reform
13 Nov 2017 – 14:11
Europe needs a labour migration policy reform

For many years, the majority of migrants coming to Europe were people seeking a better future for themselves and their families. The fact that people challenge the unfair distribution of the world’s wealth and living …

Towards a long-term framework for migration governance
13 Nov 2017 – 14:00
Towards a long-term framework for migration governance

International Organisation for Migration Deputy Director General, Ambassador Laura Thompson says now is the moment to devise a long-term framework which would allow up-dating and interlinking the existing laws and policies as well as addressing …

A response guided by human rights
11 Nov 2017 – 14:13
A response guided by human rights

No one pretends there is an easy way for the European Union to manage the flow of asylum seekers and other migrants arriving by boat from Libya. Yet there are certain basic principles of human …

Migration and security – a misunderstood relationship
07 Nov 2017 – 14:31
Migration and security – a misunderstood relationship

Migration and security are topics that have topped the European Union’s agenda for two years now. However, what is neither understandable nor justifiable are the cynical attempts we have been seeing to define migration as …

Standing up for the victims, staring down the criminals
30 Nov 2016 – 15:12
Standing up for the victims, staring down the criminals

Migration, human trafficking and migrant smuggling have remained high on the UN agenda throughout history, with a view towards drafting new laws and developing comprehensive strategies to destroy criminal networks. Yury Fedotov, Executive Director, United …

Managing displacement with development solutions
30 Nov 2016 – 14:12
Managing displacement with development solutions

It’s a sad fact that the current global security crisis and the associated migration crisis is leading to the militarisation of our borders. Magdy Martinez-Soliman, Assistant Secretary General, United Nations and Assistant Administrator, United Nations …

Are we witnessing the evolution of a Schengen with checks?
30 Nov 2016 – 13:58
Are we witnessing the evolution of a Schengen with checks?

As the EU has allowed five states in Schengen to continue the checks for illegal migrants until February 2017, Jiri Celikovsky, Head of Unit for Coordination of Schengen Cooperation and Border Control, Department for Asylum …

Steps to better manage our borders
30 Nov 2016 – 13:15
Steps to better manage our borders

The Border Security Roundtable organised by the International Centre for Parliamentary Studies, took place on the 11th of October 2016 in Brussels. This year’s meeting brought together Members of the European Parliament, senior representatives from …

Do immigrants really think differently?
30 Mar 2016 – 12:48
Do immigrants really think differently?

While immigrants to the European Union may show different psychological characteristics compared to the mainstream majority population, Dr Alex Mesoudi, Associate Professor in Cultural Evolution, University of Exeter, UK says “these differences substantially reduce in …