How many Ukrainian refugees are there in the European Union – and where?

By |April 26th, 2022|Tags: , , |

Since the beginning of the war, many Ukrainians – but also Russians – have been seeking refuge in the countries of the European Union. Where are they going, and which are the countries that already hosted the largest Ukrainian communities?

Is the EU’s asylum system ready to welcome Ukrainian refugees?

By , , , , |April 4th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Ukrainian refugees now enter the EU under the aegis of the ultra-fast special protection system, but regular reception centres across the Union are piling up hundreds of thousands of applications and rejecting many. EU members states' asylum systems average more than 15 months of delay. 

How the Greek policy on migration is changing

By |December 27th, 2019|Tags: , |

Greece has a new center-right government since summer 2019. Its approach to migration differs sharply from its predecessor’s, as more controls and constraints are imposed on asylum seekers. The government claims that the system will become more efficient, but some organisations are unconvinced.