Maria Giovanna Manieri is the Political Advisor on Migration and Asylum for the Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament. She is a human rights lawyer, specialised in migrants’ rights and asylum. She previously worked as Programme Officer for the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM).
Climate migration is already a reality. A coherent and binding solution must be determined at the EU and international levels.Read more
It would be an illusion to believe that irregular migration will come to an end as a result of the legally dubious deal agreed between EU leaders and Turkey on 18 March 2016. Instead, we should recognise that migration is a natural human phenomenon, which has to be managed as such, and reform the dysfunctional EU framework on asylum and migration.Read more