The European Union and Refugees: A Struggle over the fate of Europe

Michelle Pace, Ali Bilgic

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In this commentary, we argue that the EU faces a decision about its fate, Europe’s
fate for that matter, in the way in which it deals with protection-seeking migration
flows from the Global South.
Original languageEnglish
JournalGlobal Affairs
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)89-97
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 23 May 2017


  • European Union
  • EU-Turkey deal
  • refugees
  • asylum
  • integration
  • migration
  • borders
  • fences
  • xenophobia
  • Refugee Convention
  • Turkey
  • Lebanon
  • Greece
  • Libya
  • NGOs
  • post-factual politics
  • border guards
  • non-democratic regimes

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