Andrea Dernbach

Central Europe 08-10-2018

What’s in the new German immigration law?

Last week, the German cabinet agreed the key points for a “skilled workers immigration law” from third countries. But what are its aims and what will change? EURACTIV Germany’s media partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.

Balkan migration route is ‘not closed’

One year on from when the borders were sealed, refugees are still using South East Europe to enter the EU. But now the journey is more difficult, expensive and brutal. EURACTIV’s partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.

Gender pay gap will close, study finds, but not for 170 years

According to the World Economic Forum's annual report on gender equality, Iceland is the most equal country for the eighth time in a row. But the situation is deteriorating. EURACTIV's partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.

Just how safe is the EU ‘safe list’?

The inclusion of countries that persecute homosexuals on the “safe list” has led the German Greens to ask for infringement proceedings to be launched. EURACTIV’s partner Tagesspiegel reports.
Regional Policy 02-10-2015

Mass surveillance in Germany rebuked by Council of Europe

The Council of Europe has issued a damning indictment of mass surveillance in Germany. EURACTIV's partner Tagesspiegel reports.
Economy & Jobs 26-08-2015

Germany suspends Dublin agreement for Syrian refugees

Germany has ceased applying the rules of the Dublin system to Syrian refugees. All deportations to other EU countries have been halted.  EURACTIV's partner Tagesspiegel reports.  

Eurodac fingerprint database under fire by human rights activists

The German Institute for Human Rights has criticised the repurposing of the EU's fingerprint database, Eurodac, for registering asylum seekers. Tagesspiegel reports.

German government denies it has a racism problem

The German government sees no reason to take seriously allegations of institutional racism in public agencies and the police force. Civil rights advocates are growing increasingly alarmed. Tagesspiegel reports.

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