About: EU asylum policy

Global Europe 26-04-2016

Analyst: Most refugees want to work

The majority of refugees do not want to be beggars or dependent on the state, they want to be productive, but right now there are no integration systems in the EU that allow for this, Angeliki Dimitriadi told EURACTIV Slovakia in an exclusive interview.

Czech EU Secretary: Refugee quotas are just a PR exercise

Refugee quotas as proposed by the Commission are just a public relations exercise. Refugees should have an opportunity to choose the country where they want to seek asylum, Tomáš Prouza, State Secretary for European affairs told EURACTIV Czech Republic in an exclusive interview.
Med & South 15-11-2013

Archbishop: EU immigration policy should put the human beings first

Despite increased awareness and recent financial aid to Italy, the shipwreck off Lampedusa, which saw the death of hundreds of migrants, has shown that the European Union needs a comprehensive political plan focused on the needs of the people in the boats, says the archbishop of Lampedusa.