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The number of asylum seekers coming to the European Union (EU) has declined in recent months. Yet, challenges posed by these new arrivals are actually only starting. Likewise, the McKinsey institute expects that roughly 1,3 million out of the 2,3 million newcomers will soon attain refugees status and remain in the union in the long… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

Guest blog post by Pierre Baussand, Director of Social Platform, the largest civil society alliance fighting for social justice. The European Commission is considering whether to revise the EU Facilitation Directive, which allows Member States to criminalise organisations and individuals for offering humanitarian assistance to migrants and refugees. The decision presents a test on the… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

Guest blog post by Jovita Sandaite, Alexis Stergakis, Aurélie du Châtelet, Magali Garcia, Lucile Grosjean – Action Against Hunger (ACF). The Afghan Conference taking place in Brussels on October 4-5 will mark an opportunity for Afghan, European and International leaders to take decisions for a better future of Afghan people and reaffirm financial commitments to… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

This is a guest blog post by Olaf Böhnke, head of the Berlin office of the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), and Darius Reinhardt, a Berlin-based researcher who focuses on EU affairs and the Middle East. Reports about the innumerable numbers of drowned refugees in the Mediterranean Sea have become a permanent part of our… » read more

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