Since December 2010, hardly a day goes by without news of the Arab uprisings. No wonder – such radical changes cannot be achieved in a couple of days or months. Despite the countless innocent victims, the international community and the UN find it hard to dissolve the problematic situation, which now climaxes in Syria. The EU, as a neighbour, could not remain uninvolved in such a terrible situation, which also “endangers” its interests and its coherent policies.
Posts Tagged ‘ European Migration Policy ’
Selection at the border or How the different Member States try to avoid EU legislation on migration.Feb 15th, 2011 | By Christopher Houtkamp
A few days ago, Italy expressed the wish to station police officers of their own at the Tunisian shore. The reason is quite simple: a massive inflow of migrants fled Tunisia and arrived at the small island of Lampedusa. Result: turmoil on the islet. The Italian proposal to combat this turmoil might seem a bit strange at a first glance, but isn’t entirely new. Below you’ll find an explanation.