E.g., 06/24/2016
E.g., 06/24/2016

MPI Commentaries

MPI Commentaries

Commentary
June 2016
By Maria Vincenza Desiderio

The European Commission has unveiled a bold plan to revitalize the Blue Card system, which has proven lackluster in attracting highly skilled international talent and has received little uptake from Member States. This commentary examines the proposal and its possible effects, and discusses possible reactions by EU Member States, many of whom are likely to mount resistance to the plan.

Commentary
April 2016
By Hanne Beirens and Paul Clewett

The implications of the just-implemented EU-Turkey refugee deal for children seeking asylum in Greece have thus far been largely overlooked by critics of the controversial accord. This MPI Europe commentary explains how the shortcomings of the deal itself and the infrastructure in place to process asylum seekers could result in children falling through the cracks of the Greek and Turkish protection systems.

Recent Commentaries

Commentary
March 2016
By Elizabeth Collett
Commentary
October 2015
By Kathleen Newland
Commentary
September 2015
By Elizabeth Collett
Commentary
August 2015
By Michael Fix
Commentary
January 2015
By Demetrios G. Papademetriou
Commentary
December 2014
By Kathleen Newland
Commentary
July 2014
By Elizabeth Collett
Commentary
April 2014
By Marc R. Rosenblum and Doris Meissner

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