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The impact of foreign aid on migration revisited

By on June 22, 2017
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With the refugee crisis and the arrival of thousands of migrants on the Southern European coasts, there‚Äôs a growing pressure on the European Commission and the most affected EU member states to find a quick way to effectively manage (and stem) migration flows. And many see foreign aid as an essential part of the solution. […]

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Hotspots and Relocation Schemes: the right therapy for the Common European Asylum System?

By on February 8, 2016

Introduction The Common European Asylum System (CEAS) and the Schengen travel area are in considerable jeopardy. The spontaneous arrival of approximately one million persons in 2015, 90% from the top refugee-producing countries of the world (UNHCR), has cruelly exposed their paradoxes and set in motion centrifugal forces that appear to threaten their very existence (The […]

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