Justice & home affairs

The Calais crisis: Discussion with Mark Reckless and Emily Maitlis

05 August 2015
Camino Mortera-Martinez discusses the Calais crisis with Mark Reckless and Emily Maitlis.
Watch the debate here (17:40).

Storming the castle: Calais, or the failure of the EU’s migration policies

03 August 2015
City A.M.
The ongoing crisis in Calais is a sad reminder that the EU is still far from finding a solution to its migration problems. It also shows how deep national divides have become in Europe. France blames Italy and Greece for failing to process asylum seekers arriving on its shores, opening the doors for them to travel elsewhere.

BBC Newsnight: Migrant crisis

30 July 2015
Charles Grant discusses the current migrant crisis: watch it here (21:30) and why the UK is a favoured destination for migrants.

France Culture: Bruxelles, et après ?

14 June 2015
Interview de Camino Mortera-Martinez, chercheuse au Centre for European Reform, un think tank londonien. 
Le 14 juin 1985, les accords de Schengen étaient signés par les cinq Etat membres de la Communauté économique européenne d'alors. Ils sont entrés en vigueur en 1995 et 26 Etats dont 22 membres de l'Union européenne...

Ni efecto llamada ni política común

20 April 2015
El Pais
El rifirrafe entre los países del norte y sur de Europa ha llevado a un operativo en alta mar restringido que explica el aumento de muertes.

When you join the EU you make a deal – Switzerland needs to remember that

19 January 2015
The Guardian
Swiss attempts to limit EU immigration may succeed but, as UK Eurosceptics should note, reneging on a bargain can bring dire consequences.

Judy Asks: Can Europe protect itself against terrorism?

Rem Korteweg
14 January 2015
Carnegie Europe
Every week, a selection of leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.

European arrest warrant: The case for opting in

Charles Grant
06 November 2014
The Telegraph
Britain's top legal figures warn that MPs must opt in to the European Arrest Warrant as there is 'no credible alternative'.

Judy Asks: Should America spy on its allies?

16 July 2014
Carnegie Europe
Every week, a selection of leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.

Schengen 2018

08 October 2013
E!Sharp
SOZOPOL, July 20, 2018 1.15pm BST(Reuters) The future of the EU's 28-country Schengen area looked uncertain last night as members quarrelled over whether to admit Croatia to the club.

Video interview on 'Is immigration a reason for Britain to leave the EU?

01 October 2013
John Springford discusses his latest policy brief on the impact of EU migration on Britain’s economy: 'Is immigration a reason for Britain to leave the EU?'

The Tories' political cul-de-sac on EU migration

08 August 2013
E!Sharp
Right from the start, EU immigration was the glaringly obvious hole in David Cameron’s pledge to "reduce net immigration into the UK from the hundreds to the tens of thousands".

Britian's migration delusion

26 June 2013
Prospect
Right from the start, EU immigration was the glaringly obvious hole in David Cameron’s pledge to “reduce net immigration into the UK from the hundreds to the tens of thousands”.

The Brussels backroom deal that will live in infamy

Hugo Brady, Jan Techau
01 April 2013
Carnegie Europe
The decision to establish a third official seat of the European Parliament (EP) in Dresden, quietly announced on Friday afternoon, when most observers and journalists had already left Brussels to head home for Easter, is a classic example of EU horse-trading. It is also epitomises everything that is wrong with Brussels.

Cameron should keep Britain in the fight against international crime

04 February 2013
E!Sharp
David Cameron wants the EU to re-double its efforts to boost economic growth, tackle climate change and fight terrorism and organised crime. That would make the Union more the kind of club that Britain wants to stay in, according to his Bloomberg speech in January.
But on the last of these...

The Schengen crisis in the framework of the Arab Spring

19 December 2012
European Institute of the Mediterranean
The Schengen area – the EU's zone of passport-free travel, which benefits 650 million travellers annually –is in trouble.

Schengen's 'black swan' moment?

19 December 2011
E!Sharp
Europe's leaders are - understandably - focused on the euro crisis, pretty much to the exclusion of all else. But policy-makers should beware another calamity in 2012: a possible breakdown of the EU's Schengen zone of passport-free travel. Undoubtedly, these two troubled flagships of European integration share parallels. For a...

Why the EU needs a migration organisation

01 June 2011
European Voice
A European Migration Organisation would help the EU develop clearer responses to migration. EU leaders will discuss reform of the Schengen area at their summit next week (23-24 June).

Sarkozy-Berlusconi: A border control farce

29 April 2011
The Guardian
When Nicolas Sarkozy and Silvio Berlusconi announced plans to weaken passport-free travel in Europe this week, many onlookers concluded that the EU's most tangible achievement, the Schengen zone, was going the way of the single currency.
This is unlikely. Like the euro, the Schengen area, where passport checks were abolished in...

The seven sins of Stockholm

01 March 2010
E!Sharp
Last December, EU countries unveiled a new strategy for how its justice and home affairs policy should develop by 2015. The plan – negotiated by the Swedish presidency – outlined what the member states intend to do to tackle serious crime, manage migration and extend law-abiding citizens' freedom to travel and work.