EU MIGRATION AGENCIES: THE OPERATION AND COOPERATION OF FRONTEX, EASO AND EUROPOL

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 […]

EU Migration Agencies: The Operation and Cooperation of FRONTEX, EASO and EUROPOL

Abstract This insightful book analyzes the evolution of the operational tasks and cooperation of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (FRONTEX), the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) and the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (EUROPOL). Exploring the recent expansion of the legal mandates of these decentralized EU agencies and the activities they […]

LOS PODERES EJECUTIVOS DE LA GUARDIA EUROPEA DE FRONTERAS Y COSTAS: DEL REGLAMENTO 2016/1624 AL REGLAMENTO 2019/1896

Desde la denominada “crisis de los refugiados” la transformación de FRONTEX en la actual GEFC y la creciente necesidad de promover una gestión compartida de las fronteras exteriores europeas devino en una prioridad política tanto para la UE como para los Estados miembros. El nuevo Reglamento 2019/1896 presenta a la GEFG como garante de una […]

REGULATION 2019/1896 ON THE EUROPEAN BORDER AND COAST GUARD (FRONTEX)

Regulation (EU) No. 2016/1624 and the recently adopted Regulation (EU) No. 2019/1896 represent the third and fourth legislative revision of FRONTEX’ mandate and functions since the Agency was established. The adoption of Regulation (EU) No. 2016/1624 was extraordinarily fast since it did not take a year between its proposal by the Commission on 15 December 2015 […]

The Umpteenth Reinforcement of FRONTEX’ Operational Tasks: Third Time Lucky?

On 6 October 2016, the European Border and Coast Guard (EBCG), the successor of FRONTEX, was officially established. Less than two years after the adoption of Regulation (EU) No. 2016/1624, the president of the European Commission announced in his speech on the 2018 State of the Union made on 12 September, the Commission’s intention to, […]

Frontex, Easo and Europol: From a Secondary to a Pivotal Operational Role in the Aftermath of the “Refugee Crisis”

This post first appeared at the Open Migration Project   The so-called “refugee crisis” prompted 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 convenience […]

La operación naval EUNAVFOR MED SOPHIA: El creciente vínculo entre la dimensión interna y externa de la seguridad en la UE

Esta entrada resume el capítulo publicado por la Fundación Alternativas el 1 de abril de 2019   La “crisis de los refugiados” ha expuesto las divergencias existentes entre los Estados miembros en la aplicación efectiva y uniforme de las leyes y políticas de la UE adoptadas en materia de migración, asilo y gestión de fronteras. Entre […]

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 […]

REGLAMENTO 2016/1624: DE FRONTEX A LA GUARDIA EUROPEA DE FRONTERAS Y COSTAS

Ante la crisis de refugiados y la sucesión de amenazas terroristas en territorio europeo, la transformación de Frontex en una Guardia Europea de Fronteras y Costas (GEFC) y la necesidad de promover una gestión compartida de las fronteras exteriores se fue erigiendo como una prioridad política tanto para la UE como para los Estados miembros. Dada […]