17 December 2017
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
Insight and commentary on contemporary European issues. Catalonia to Russia, politics to art: on relevant topics with the right people. New perspectives and new space for public debate.