The refugee crisis exposed the limits of cooperation, solidarity and democratic principles in Europe. The EU is failing to deliver an effective collective response and live up to its values. A paradigm shift is essential to address this dangerous trend.
Gerald Knaus of the European Stability Initiative think-tank advocates a common European migration and asylum policy and effective control of external borders, respecting international and EU refugee law.
This text and video is published under the Creative Commons License: CC BY-NC-ND 3.0. The name of the author/rights holder should be mentioned as followed. Author: Jovana Trifunovic and Igor Bararon / tippingpoint.net. Cover picture: Shelter for refugees at Erste Campus Vienna in framework of the “Welcome to Austria” initiative, October 2015. Photo: Dejan Petrović / ERSTE Foundation
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