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 […]

The Introduction of an Individual Complaint Mechanism within Frontex: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

The mandate and budget of Frontex has consistently been enhanced since its inception in 2004. Since the Agency’s role under EU law has expanded, the capacity of Frontex to deal with possible violations of fundamental rights should be strengthened as well. In this regard, the European Ombudsman and the Parliament recommended that Frontex introduced an individual complaint mechanism to handle violations of fundamental rights alleged to have occurred […]

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 […]