EPC Commentary - "EU external migration policy: In the kingdom of the blind the one-eyed man is king"

Date published

2017

Description

 

The Malta Declaration continues to emphasize the‘one-eyed’ EU security-oriented strategy on the external migration policy. A new commentary by Yves Pascouau and Frank Mc Namara from the European Policy Center following the informal EU Summit in Valetta on Friday 3 February 2017 argues that the declaration is hypocritical and highly questionable as it convinces citizens that return policies and the strengthening of border management will in fact halt the migration flow and the smuggling business. 

Related Area

Related countries

Libya
Turkey
European Union Member States

English version

Thematic area

  • IDPs, refugees and resettlement

Document link

Document language

English

Document type

Number of pages

2 pages

Focus area

Migrant Rights

Place / Publisher

Brussels

Publisher / Organisation

European Policy Center

JMDI publication

No