01.01.2020
Asylum in a Climate-Changed World: Bridging the Protection Gap in the EU

Maria Giovanna Manieri explains the policy framework affecting climate refugees and highlights prospects for Greens.

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19.10.2016
The Nordic Countries Would Gain from Welcoming Asylum Seekers and Refugees

Since 2015, more than one million asylum seekers have entered Europe. Of these, roughly 250,000 have come to the Nordic countries, prompting them to reassess their immigration systems and services.

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07.03.2016
The EU’s Dirty Deal

For Turkish citizens, entering and traveling within the EU can be a frustrating struggle, with many bureaucratic hurdles to overcome. Although this state of affairs seems a great injustice, the prospect of easier access for Turks to countries within Schengen seems fraught with difficulties – both linked to Turkey’s turbulent domestic politics as well as the increasingly uncertain state of the EU’s internal borders.

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15.02.2016
Criminalising Solidarity: When Helping Refugees Becomes a Risk

The influx of refugees to the shores of Greek islands has generally been met with overwhelming support from locals, eager to provide much needed aid to the refugees.

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20.06.2015
Silence is not enough: Green proposals for a European migration and asylum strategy

To avoid further catastrophes and deaths in the Mediterranean we need a radical shift in the priorities of EU asylum policies. Increasing the budget of the “Triton” operation of the EU border surveillance agency FRONTEX and doing another minute of silence is not enough!

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18.04.2015
Supporting self-protection – Not ‘if’ but ‘how’

The numbers of deaths in Syria and Iraq are deeply disturbing. But the numbers create the false impression that civilians are merely victims of violent conflict, passively waiting to be overwhelmed by violence or exhaustion.

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01.03.2015
Cooperation to Remove the Barbed Wire: Europe and the Maghreb

Many inhabitants of the Maghreb have no other choice than to leave their homes, and start a new life abroad.

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01.03.2015
Why Does the EU Stay Silent on Nuclear Disarmament?

How can we explain the stalling of talks and postponement of real action towards nuclear disarmament, and what are the obstacles holding back the EU from being a leader by example?

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01.03.2015
Revising Green Values – For A More Effective Foreign Policy

Medication and water bottles have numerous advantages in a crisis situation, but it’s quite sure that they cannot be used to stop ISIS. The greatest dilemmas of European Greens are rooted in a conflict of values, as well as in the difficulty of reconciling theory and practice. To overcome them, Greens need to work on a political solution.

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06.12.2014
A crisis not of their own making: adapting to climate change in South Asia

Climate science informs us that the impacts of climate change will increase over time, and major effects on South Asia, such as the melting of the Himalayas, will occur more in the future. South Asian economies should focus more on the problems arising from climate change that would result in stunting their development.

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