19 May 2015

Regional Focus: Europe


The EU’s Planned War on Smugglers (Statewatch, May 2015) [text via Migrants at Sea]
- See also text of the EU plan and EU press release.

The External Dimension of EU Asylum Policy: Taking Speed or Fading Away? (Fondazione ISMU, May 2015) [text]

Extraterritorial Processing in Europe: Is ‘Regional Protection’ the Answer, and If Not, What Is?, Policy Brief, no. 1 (Kaldor Centre, May 2015) [text]

Hard Evidence: Which EU Countries Can Afford to Take the Most Refugees? (The Conversation, May 2015) [text]

*"The Humaneness of EU Asylum Law and Policy," Chapter in The Human Face of the European Union: Are EU Law and Policy Humane Enough? (Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming 2015) [eprint via SSRN]

In Focus: European Approaches to Migration in the Mediterranean (Kaldor Centre, May 2015) [text]
- New resource from the Kaldor Centre that will be updated regularly: "This in focus brief tracks the recent development of these debates, and draws together key resources. It identifies the key proposals for how to manage the flow of asylum seekers and migrants across the Mediterranean into Europe, and sets out the position of each stakeholder on these proposals."

"Migrant Crisis: Smuggling or Trafficking? Politicians Don't Seem to Know," The Guardian, 22 April 2015 [text]

*New European Agenda on Migration 2015: Searching for Consensus (Regional MMS, May 2015) [text]

Protecting Europe or Irregular Migrants? The (Mis)use of Force in the Mediterranean (EJIL Talk Blog, May 2015) [text]

Web site:

Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on Migrants’ Rights in the Mediterranean [access]
- Web site for newly established Centre of Excellence in Naples, Italy.  The Centre will undertake teaching and research; promote dialogue between academics and policymakers; and publish and disseminate new tools and best practice in the migration field. Watch for a forthcoming working paper series.


Related post:
- Regional Focus: Europe (14 May 2015)

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