header

Browse our Calendar!

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
14
Date : Tuesday, 14 May 2019
15
Date : Wednesday, 15 May 2019
16
Date : Thursday, 16 May 2019
19
Date : Sunday, 19 May 2019
25
Date : Saturday, 25 May 2019
26
Date : Sunday, 26 May 2019
30
Date : Thursday, 30 May 2019
31
Date : Friday, 31 May 2019

EU immigration policy: which reform after Dublin?

Institutional and Political Issues
Date: Tuesday, 19 March 2019 18:30 - 21:00

Venue: The Press Club Brussels Europe

The Dublin Regulation aims to determine rapidly the Member State responsible for an asylum claim and provides for the transfer of an asylum seeker to that Member State. Usually, the responsible Member State is the state through which the asylum seeker first entered the EU. EU member states have the right to deport migrants to the first country of entry to the EU.


This framework has created grievances and divisions. Member States, like Italy and Greece, which are usually the first host countries of asylum seekers and immigrants from Africa and Asia, complaint that the other ones have not been supportive enough to share their hosting. Central and east European states have complained about the inadequate border controls in the south and took restrictive measures. The principle of freedom of movement and the Schengen framework have been tested. The issue of Immigration, legal or illegal, real or perceived, has been exploited by the populist and far-right and boosted its agenda. All matters related to immigration, from criminality to social welfare and identity, have been manipulated by populist parties and usually in a toxic and divisive manner.

Some questions to be discussed:

- Does the ‘Dublin system’ need to be reformed?
- Should European immigration policy be centralized to ensure a more rational flow and distribution of immigrants and refugees within the EU?
- What are the measures and messages to be employed to make immigration policy more acceptable for European people?

Panel members:

Mr. Claude Moraes, Chair of the EP Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs
Ms. Colombe Cahen – Salvador, Volt
Mr. Yannis Karamitsios, Alliance 4 Europe
Moderator: Mr. Alessandro Zunino, Alliance 4 Europe

 

Email
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

All Dates


  • Tuesday, 19 March 2019 18:30 - 21:00

Powered by iCagenda

EU Day initiative
The 9th of May as a public holiday for all EU citizens!
Copernico Science 14
Your Prime Workspace in Brussels
Young Diplomats Forum Brussels:
2nd-6th September 2019
Young Diplomats Forum London
1st-5th July 2019
Arabic Language and Culture Course دورة اللغة والثقافة العربية
24th June - 20th July 2019