Securing Europe’s External Borders

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Migration: What are the next steps in order to channelize the refugee flow, to restore and to adapt legal procedures, and to secure EU’s external borders? These and other questions were discussed, with a focus on the situation in Greece, at the conference in cooperation of the Centre of International and European Political Economy and Governance, University of Peloponnese (CIEPEG), the Hanns Seidel Foundation and the Bavarian Representation in Brussels (26 January 2016).

Distinguished speakers included

– Matthias RUETE, Director General for Migration and Home Affairs, European Commission
– Monika HOHLMEIER, MEP, EPP-Group Coordinator in the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee, European Parliament
– Dr Angelos SYRIGOS, Assistant Professor for International Law & Foreign Policy, Panteion University, Athens; former Secretary General of Population and Social Cohesion in the Greek Ministry of Interior

Moderation by: Panagiotis KAKOLYRIS, Senior Researcher – Resource Coordinator CIEPEG

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