Since the Treaty of Amsterdam, which made the EU a player in migration policies, it has rolled out sustained legislative and operational actions on border management, short-term visa policy, asylum and immigration. While the crisis situations oblige the EU to find common responses to an unprecedented humanitarian challenge, the Jacques Delors Institute is paying special attention to the divisions between Member States and the areas of convergence that could help them to overcome these divisions.
Yves Pascouau, associate research fellow at the Jacques Delors Institute and Director at the European Policy Centre, is interviewed on France 24 to talk about the migratory policy on May 18, 2015 at 21:30.
The tragic death of hundreds of migrants in the Mediterranean has triggered an uncommon degree of mobilisation and helped to impart a fresh boost to the debate on EU solidarity in the face of these migrant crises. Yves Bertoncini takes a stand.