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A new article is now available on the Rethinking Refuge website: Unpacking the New EU Approach to Asylum and Migration by Dario Mazzola (Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen and Executive Scientific Coordinator of the Horizon 2020 PROTECT project).

The article looks at the EU’s New Pact on Migration and Asylum, presented by the European Commission in September 2020. As Mazzola writes, “many analyses of the Pact have offered a normative evaluation based on ‘international… commitments and EU treaty principles’”, however, this article “posits the importance of examining both ‘ethics and politics’ (Gibney 2004), that is, normative values together with political constraints such as interests and feasibility.”

Read the article here: