EU institutions should engage more politically to induce change in HIV awareness
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Nearly 122,000 are unaware of their HIV infection in Europe. To decrease the number of people who are diagnosed late or are unaware of their infection, new strategies are required to expand targeted HIV testing …

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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 …

Europe must take control of the migration crisis
30 Mar 2016 – 12:43
Europe must take control of the migration crisis

Will 2016 be a better year for migrants? It will be, if we take urgent action to stop Europe from falling apart. Demetrios G. Papademetriou, Founder and President, Migration Policy Institute Europe, offers a five-point-cluster …

‘No forced migrant left behind’
30 Mar 2016 – 12:37
‘No forced migrant left behind’

The mounting migration crisis in Europe cannot be resolved by short-term solutions. To tackle this urgent humanitarian priority, we need a four-pronged approach with an emphasis on resilience building and sustainable development. Magdy Martinez-Soliman, Assistant …

Refugee and migrant health tops agenda at WHO Europe
30 Mar 2016 – 12:07
Refugee and migrant health tops agenda at WHO Europe

Conscious of the health implications of war and instability, the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe established the Public Health Aspects of Migration in Europe (PHAME) project in 2012 to look into public …

Climate change and migration – reflections from the Paris summit
30 Mar 2016 – 11:43
Climate change and migration – reflections from the Paris summit

Though it is important that migration was mentioned at the Paris Summit, Dr Giovanni Bettini, Lecturer in Global Climate Politics and International Development says relying on the UN’s climate policy to solve migration means “hoping …

Europe, living on the edge
30 Mar 2016 – 10:59
Europe, living on the edge

The unprecedented influx of migrants, fear of terrorist attacks and increasing number victims of human trafficking have widened the scope of organisations created to advance policy and practice in prevention and control of crime. In …