Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Pushbacks

  • More or less Frontex? Its FRO wants reinforced presence in EU problem states

    More or less Frontex? Its FRO wants reinforced presence in EU problem states

    Because of human rights violations, non-governmental organisations are demanding the withdrawal of Frontex from Greece. Their Fundamental Rights Officer, on the other hand, wants to increase the number of EU border guards deployed in the event of violations. Frontex should withdraw from Greece, demanded a coalition of seven non-governmental organisations operating on the island of […]

  • LeaveNoOneBehind project: An app for the right to asylum

    LeaveNoOneBehind project: An app for the right to asylum

    The project „Claim Asylum EU“ aims to help people seeking protection in the European Union. This is necessary because the border authorities at the EU’s external borders are breaking international law on a massive scale. In the 1951 Geneva Convention relating to the Status of Refugees, signatory states agreed to enshrine the fundamental right to […]

  • New Schengen Council: Frontex as „spearhead“ of new border policy

    New Schengen Council: Frontex as „spearhead“ of new border policy

    With a new steering group, the French EU Presidency wants to monitor the coordinates of asylum and migration policy in Europe. The basis is a new measuring instrument for „migratory pressure“. EU interior ministers have followed the suggestion of French President Emmanuel Macron and decided to set up a Schengen Council at their recent meeting […]

  • EU drones for people in distress: Dropping life rafts for pullbacks?

    EU drones for people in distress: Dropping life rafts for pullbacks?

    For the first time, drones are flying on behalf of an EU agency with rescue equipment on board. On the high seas, the actually useful technology could encourage illegal refoulements to countries like Libya. Perhaps the new function will only be used for minor maritime emergencies in European waters. The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) […]