Finnish Presidency Pushes For Widening Leverage on Returns

Finnish Presidency Pushes For Widening Leverage on Returns

In a discussion paper for EU member states representatives published by Statewatch, the Finnish presidency of the Council proposed concrete options to enhance the leverage of the EU to bring third countries to cooperate on readmission of their nationals. The punitive...
An EU Agreement on Reform of Frontex

An EU Agreement on Reform of Frontex

An agreement has been reached on the reform of Frontex, the European Border and Coastguard (EBCG). This week, the co-legislators, the European Parliament and the Council, agreed on a revised version of the proposal launched by the European Commission in September...
Editorial: ECRE’s Work Goes On in the Calm Before the Storm

Editorial: ECRE’s Work Goes On in the Calm Before the Storm

Campaigning for the European Parliament elections is in full swing with many MEPs back home and a deceptive sense of calm in Brussels. On asylum and migration certain political and legislative initiatives are still moving, however. After the Council failed to follow...