Justice & home affairs

CER end of year podcast: Reflecting on 2020

18 December 2020
As 2020 draws to a close, Charles Grant, Christian Odendahl and Camino Mortera-Martinez look back at the year.

¿Será la pandemia lo que dé el tiro de gracia a Schengen?

16 October 2020
ESglobal
El área Schengen de la UE sobrevivirá a la COVID-19. Pero los Estados miembros deben coordinar los cierres de fronteras y establecer criterios claros para imponer cuarentenas o pondrán en peligro el mercado único.

Euranet Plus: Migration pact: EU lawmakers ask for greater clarity

07 October 2020
Camino Mortera-Martinez, of the Centre for European Reform think-tank, shares the view that the Commission’s proposal does not address the issue of the countries of first arrival. But reinforced cooperation is not appropriate in this case, the researcher says.

Schengen will survive the pandemic - the single market may not

06 October 2020
Encompass
Ever since the EU’s members began closing their borders to contain transmission of the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus, many have heralded Schengen’s demise.

CER/OSEPI podcast: The new migration pact: A "fresh start" or more of the same?

Camino Mortera-Martinez, Giulia Laganà
28 September 2020
The European Commission has unveiled its much-awaited ‘new migration pact’. But just how much of it is new? Will the EU finally agree on a common migration policy?

Judy Asks: Is Europe betraying refugees?

12 March 2020
Carnegie Europe
Europe has been betraying refugees since Syria’s civil war began, but the situation is worsening.

Make no mistake: Poland and Hungary aren't the only EU states abusing the law

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
22 January 2020
The Guardian
Countries from Britain to Greece are guilty of democratic backsliding. And that threatens the integrity of the EU itself.

CER podcast: Democracy and the rule of law in the EU

Ian Bond, Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska, Beth Oppenheim
22 January 2020
Ian Bond and Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska talk to Beth Oppenheim about the decline in respect for the rule of law across the European Union, and discuss possible remedies.

Tok FM: Demokracja kontra praworządność

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
21 January 2020
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska talks to TOK FM about her latest publication Democracy and the rule of law: Failing partnership?.