EU to grant €87m to Egypt for migration, raising implementation questions

In this episode, the Beyond the Byline podcast looks into the EU’s plan to grant €87 million, alongside new equipment, to Egypt to manage migration in 2024, under a project initiated in 2022. The focus…
Beyond the Byline

EU enlargement and migration, reforms and the EPC Summit

In this week's Centre for European Reform podcast Camino Mortera-Martinez, head of the CER Brussels office, and Luigi Scazzieri, senior research fellow, join podcast host, Octavia Hughes, to discuss EU enlargement, the EPC and migration policy. They…
Centre for European Reform - CER

Why is Tunisia expelling Black refugees?

In early July, Tunisian authorities forcibly expelled hundreds of Black migrants and refugees from Sfax, Tunisia’s second-largest city. Al Jazeera found many of them days later without food or water, wandering through the desert ‘no…
Al Jazeera

Why does Poland want to ban the migration pact?

Last week, EU member states finally reached a consensus on the New Pact on Asylum and Migration, which seeks to streamline the management of incoming asylum seekers and distribute responsibility for hosting newcomers more evenly across the…
Beyond the Byline

Peace versus Justice: The coming European split over the war in Ukraine

New ECFR research captures European public opinion on Russia's war against Ukraine. It reveals that Europe's remarkable unity in the early days of the war is under threat from an emerging split – between those…
Mark Leonard's World in 30 Minutes

Ukraine: war, refugees and an energy system under attack

How is Ukraine managing to keep electricity and heating supplies during the war? Government and industry chiefs address a World Economic Forum online event to explain the challenges and ask for help. As well as…
The World Economic Forum

The war that opened Europe’s borders

It’s hard to convey just how fast and how much Europe has changed, including at its borders. More than a million people fled from Ukraine to the EU in just over a week. But in…

MEPs demand Commission “act immediately” on Rule of Law – Cuffe

The European Parliament is calling on the European Commission to impose financial sanctions on countries like Poland and Hungary for flouting EU laws.

The Ukraine: An Interview with Richard Fontaine

In this episode, Garrison is joined by Richard Fontaine, CEO of the Center for a New American Security, to discuss a wide range of topics about the Ukraine Crisis.
The New Diplomatist

Fortress Europe: Who gets to come in?

The European Union is at loggerheads with Belarus over the arrival of thousands of migrants. It alleges that President Lukashenko has created a deliberate crisis by facilitating the migrants' travel into Belarus and onwards to…
The Real Story

Standoff at the Belarus border

People seeking to migrate through Belarus and Poland are stuck at the border, and neither country wants them. EU officials have called it “weaponization of migrants” by Belarus, but for the people at the border,…

Hungary’s would-be PM — Rule-of-law ripples — German coalition talks

We talk to Péter Márki-Zay, the man chosen by Hungarian opposition parties to take on Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. Also in this episode, we have an update on the EU's rule-of-law battle and get you…
POLITICO's EU Confidential