European Migration and Refugee Policy

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The sharp increase of irregular immigration into Europe via the Mediterranean in 2015 has moved the issue to the very top of the European agenda. The EU’s migration and refugee policy now encompasses a large number of different instruments and agreements. The policy area is further complicated by the fact that the responsibilities and competencies within foreign, security, development and economic policy or of humanitarian actors are often not clearly delimited. On the one hand, it is a declared objective of the European Commission to realise the most comprehensive approach possible, especially with regard to cooperation with partner states that are important for migration policy. On the other hand, this carries the risk of internal EU conflicts of interest and has in the past led to contradictory priority-setting and tardy implementation, and to the current crisis in the common asylum system.


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Steffen Angenendt

No Solidarity?

Growing Refugee Inflows and the Need for EU Asylum Policy Reforms

in: Transatlantic Academy Blog, 29.01.2015 (online)
Steffen Angenendt, Marcus Engler, Jan Schneider

European Refugee Policy

Pathways to Fairer Burden-Sharing

SWP Comment 2013/C 36, November 2013, 7 Pages
Dilek Kurban

Reparations and Displacement in Turkey

Lessons Learned from the Compensation Law

New York: International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ), July 2012 (Case Studies on Transitional Justice and Displacement; ICTJ and the Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement), 22 Pages
Steffen Angenendt

Migration from Transition States to the EU: Mobility Partnerships and the Global Approach to Migration

in: Muriel Asseburg (ed.)
Protest, Revolt and Regime Change in the Arab World

Contributions to Research Papers 2012/RP 06, February 2012, 71 Pages, S. 61-64
Dagmar Hilpert, Roderick Parkes

Split Citizenship: Immigrant integration in an age of circular migration

in: Austria Institut für Europa- und Sicherheitspolitik (AIES), Fokus 1/2011, 4 pages
Roderick Parkes

When Home Affairs Becomes Foreign Policy

Lessons from EU Immigration Policy towards North Africa and Eastern Europe

SWP Comment 2010/C 32, December 2010, 4 Pages
Roderick Parkes

Costing Free Movement

Fear and Non-transposition in the Schengen Area

SWP Comment 2010/C 27, November 2010, 4 Pages
Roderick Parkes, Moritz Schneider

Partnership: A New EU Approach to Fighting Irregular Immigration?

SWP Comment 2010/C 26, November 2010, 4 Pages
Steffen Angenendt, Roderick Parkes

A New Impulse for EU Asylum Policy?

The Potential of the European Asylum Support Office

SWP Comment 2010/C 21, September 2010, 4 Pages
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SWP Research Papers

Andrea Schmitz
Uzbekistan’s Transformation

Strategies and Perspectives

Muriel Asseburg
Reconstruction in Syria

Challenges and Policy Options for the EU and its Member States