IEMed article : EU borders and African mobility

19-06-2020
IEMed article : EU borders and African mobility
IEMed article : EU borders and African mobility

Ursula Von der Leyen proposed, as the new President of the European Commission from 1 December 2019, a new pact for migration and asylum as one of the strategic objectives of the new Commission. Among its priorities: the reform of migration and asylum management and greater involvement of member states with countries of origin of migrants.
The EU is once again facing one of the most controversial issues since the 1995 Schengen Agreement: the management of borders and of African mobility through it.
Here is an online preview of an article to be published on the forthcoming IEMed Mediterranean Yearbook 2020 that reviews the complexity of the EU’s migration policy in the Mediterranean and the impact that the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic may have.