16 Dec 2015

The EU’s Response to the Refugee Crisis: Taking Stock and Setting Policy Priorities

Sergio Carrera / Steven Blockmans / Daniel Gros / Elspeth Guild

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Authors: Sergio Carrera, Steven Blockmans, Daniel Gros and Elspeth Guild

Series: CEPS Essay No. 20   No of pp: 27

What have been the most important EU policy and legal responses to the 2015 refugee crisis? Is Europe acting in compliance with its founding principles? This Essay takes stock of the main results and policy outputs from the EU’s interventions in the refugee crisis. It critically highlights the outstanding policy dilemmas confronting the adopted instruments and puts forwards a set of policy priorities to guide the next phases of the European Agenda on Migration.

Sergio Carrera is Senior Research Fellow and Head of the Justice and Home Affairs section at CEPS and Associate Professor at the University of Maastricht. Steven Blockmans is Senior Research Fellow and Head of EU Foreign Policy at CEPS. Daniel Gros is Director of CEPS. Elspeth Guild is Associate Senior Research Fellow at CEPS and Jean Monnet Professor ad personam at Queen Mary, University of London as well as at Radboud University Nijmegen.

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