The EU's Response to the Refugee Crisis: Taking Stock and Setting Policy Priorities
CEPS Essay, No. 20/16 December 2015
24 Pages Posted: 15 Jan 2016
Date Written: December 16, 2015
What have been the most important EU policy and legal responses to the 2015 refugee crisis? Is Europe acting in compliance with its founding principles? This Essay takes stock of the main results and policy outputs from the EU’s interventions in the refugee crisis. It critically highlights the outstanding policy dilemmas confronting the adopted instruments and puts forwards a set of policy priorities to guide the next phases of the European Agenda on Migration.
Keywords: EU, migration, refugee crisis, European Agenda on Migration
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