14 May 2021

Regional Focus: Europe - Pt. 1


Webinar: EU Strategy on Voluntary Return and Reintegration: Switching Perspectives?, 19 May 2021 [info]

Discussion: Seeking Refuge in Fortress Europe: Zoe Holman in Conversation, 26 May 2021 [info]

Call for registration: Odysseus Summer School on EU Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy, Hybrid (Brussels or Online), 28 June-9 July 2021 [info]
-  The focus will be on the New EU Migration and Asylum Pact. Apply by 31 May 2021.

Webinar: Cooperation or Externalization? EU-Africa Cooperation and the New Pact on Migration and Asylum, 4 June 2021 [info]

Blog posts & press:

Frontex: should EU agency linked to thousands of deaths from border ‘pushbacks’ be responsible for migrant safety? (The Conversation, May 2021) [text]

New Plan for Immigration (RLI Blog) [access]
- Many more posts are available in this blog series that "provides an opportunity for academics who are working specifically on issues of UK immigration and asylum law to share their knowledge and expertise on the subjects raised in the Plan for the purpose of informing the consultation process."

Opening Remarks by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi at joint press point with European Commissioner for Home Affairs, Ylva Johansson (UNHCR, May 2021) [text]

Refocusing Containment Measures in the EU: COVID-19 and the Rise of Temporary Bordering (Border Criminologies Blog, May 2021) [text]

The Rise of Frontex in the EU’s New Strategy on Assisted Return (Border Criminologies Blog, May 2021) [text]

Russia’s war in Chechnya rumbles on – in Europe’s deportation of asylum seekers (openDemocracy, May 2021) [text]

"What’s behind the UK’s harsh post-Brexit asylum overhaul?," The New Humanitarian, 11 May 2021 [text]


 Action Plan on Protecting Vulnerable Persons in the Context of Migration and Asylum in Europe (2021-2025) (Council of Europe, May 2021) [access]

Asylum and Refugee Resettlement in the UK (Migration Observatory, May 2021) [text]

Country Report: Malta (AIDA, May 2021) [text]

The external dimension of the new pact on migration and asylum: A focus on prevention and readmission (EPRS, May 2021) [access]

UNHCR Observations on the New Plan for Immigration policy statement of the Government of the United Kingdom (May 2021) [text]
- See also related press release.


Equal and effective partners? The future of EU-Africa and EU-Turkey cooperation on migration and refugee protection, 6 May 2021 [access]
- Note: The discussion begins at 2:22. 

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