Articles on Migration

Global Compact: Can it build a new story about migration? (Commentary)

Shoshana Fine - 21 December 2018

Even the mere willingness of so many states to sign up to the new pact may herald a new challenge to zero-sum thinking on migration

Morocco, the EU, and the migration dilemma (Commentary)

Chloe Teevan - 19 November 2018

Greater numbers of migrants arriving in Spain from Morocco has put both states under pressure, but the partnership could set a good strategy on migration 

Europe’s migration lessons for Japan (Commentary)

Irina Angelescu - 15 November 2018

Japan's workforce is ageing fast and lawmakers are working to reform the country's immigration laws - what lessons can Europe teach Japan?

More for less? Europe’s new wave of ‘migration deals’ (Commentary)

Chloe Teevan - 08 October 2018

North African governments may feel they have the EU over a barrel on migration flows. But Europe must set tough conditions on any new aid it gives to them

Back to Frontex: Europe’s misguided migration policy (Commentary)

Shoshana Fine - 27 September 2018

This month's proposal for strengthening Frontex shows the EU is privileging the protection of state borders over the protection of people's lives

Mr Salvini goes to Tripoli (Commentary)

Tarek Megerisi - 13 August 2018

The EU migration policy is in decay, partly due to counterproductive tactics from within the Union

Destination unknown: The EU’s many-faceted migration fears (Commentary)

Pawel Zerka - 31 July 2018

As our new Security Scorecard shows, Europeans have diverging perceptions of security challenges facing them - however, all but one EU governments see uncontrolled migration as a national security threat.

The League of Leagues: Pan-European cooperation against the EU (Commentary)

Teresa Coratella - 13 July 2018

Matteo Salvini has launched the "League of Leagues" - an alliance of nationalist parties across the continent. And he brings friends.

Spain’s new-found European destiny (Commentary)

Cristina Manzano, Javi Lopez - 13 July 2018

Two views from our Council members on Spain’s new foreign policy direction under the new Socialist government

Migration dominates EU priorities through 2023 (Commentary)

Josef Janning - 09 July 2018

EU policy professionals prioritise EU-internal topics over traditional foreign policy according to latest results of ECFR’s EU28 Survey