25 Sep 2015

No need for walls to equitably distribute the refugees

Sergio Carrera / Daniel Gros

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Authors: Sergio Carrera and Daniel Gros

Series: CEPS Commentary No of pp: 2

While acknowledging that the recently implemented EU Temporary Relocation System might not be the panacea for addressing the refugee crisis in Europe today, Sergio Carrera and Daniel Gros find in this commentary that it nevertheless constitutes a movement towards the urgent need to go beyond the current EU Dublin regime and ensure more equitable sharing of legal responsibility across all member states.

Sergio Carrera is Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies and Associate Professor at the University of Maastricht. Daniel Gros is Director of CEPS.