The so-called “refugee crisis” revealed the urge to ensure the functioning of the Schengen area and the Common European Asylum System (CEAS), the need to operationally assist those Member States most affected by the sudden and extraordinary arrival of mixed migratory flows, and the need to effectively and uniformly implement the EU measures adopted in […]

From EASO to the European Agency for Asylum: “Business as Usual?”

This post first appeared at the EU Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy Blog    Introduction From May to July 2016, the Commission put forward a wide-ranging European Asylum package, which included the establishment of a European Union Agency for Asylum (EUAA). The Council and the European Parliament reached a partial agreement on 28 June […]

The European Border and Coast Guard: Towards the Centralization of the External Border Management?

This post first appeared at The Academic Research Network on Agencification of EU Executive Governance (TARN) As a result of the migratory crisis, the transformation of Frontex into a European Border and Coast Guard (EBCG) became a political priority for both the EU and the Member States. Regulation 2016/1624 aims to strengthen the position and independence of […]

Creación de una Guardia Europea de Fronteras y Costas: Breve análisis de la propuesta de Reglamento de la Comisión Europea de 15 de diciembre de 2015

El 15 de diciembre de 2015, la Comisión Europea propuso la creación de una Guardia Europea de Fronteras y Costas llamada a suceder la agencia Frontex en la asistencia operativa a los estados miembros en la gestión de las fronteras exteriores de la Unión Europea. El insight publicado en European Papers analiza las razones que han llevado a la […]