Matteo Renzi’s ‘Migration Compact’ proposals: a step closer to a viable and comprehensive solution to the EU migrant crisis?

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Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi leaves at the end of the first day of a two-day European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, early 18 March 2016.

Matteo Renzi’s ‘Migration Compact’ proposals: a step closer to a viable and comprehensive solution to the EU migrant crisis?


Since the outset of the EU migrant crisis over two years ago, countless proposals have been tabled by EU and national authorities, civil society and independent policy exponents to address some of the most salient causes and impacts of this unprecedented crisis. To date, most of the proposals that have been converted into actual policy and that have benefited from EU budget support have consisted primarily of emergency, piecemeal and intra-EU measures. These have related, in particular, to the s...


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