European Migration and Diversity

Intra-EU mobility of third-country nationals - State of play and prospects
25 April 2013
Yves Pascouau (Senior Adviser to EPC on migration and mobility policies)

This Discussion Paper by Yves Pascouau aims to explore how intra-EU mobility could be improved at EU level. It analyses existing EU rules and concludes that the right to freedom of movement is awarded to limited categories of third-country nationals and under different regimes which do not make mobility attractive.


The Intra-Corporate Transferees Directive: time to break the deadlock
8 April 2013
Alex Lazarowicz (External authors)

Negotiations on the Intra-Corporate Transferees Directive are still ongoing, but agreement – and more importantly added value – are still far off.


A dangerous UK consensus on free movement of workers in the EU
21 March 2013
Alex Lazarowicz (External authors)

This Commentary by Alex Lazarowicz tracks the change in mood in the UK debate on the free movement of workers in the EU.


Human rights violations in the field of migration: a collective responsibility
10 December 2012
Yves Pascouau (Senior Adviser to EPC on migration and mobility policies)

In this policy area, migrants' human rights are being violated in some EU member states, with appropriate measures to put an end to such violations not always being taken. In this Policy Brief, Yves Pascouau outlines the current problems and proposes solutions to remedy the situation.


Schengen and solidarity: the fragile balance between mutual trust and mistrust
4 July 2012
Yves Pascouau (Senior Adviser to EPC on migration and mobility policies)

This Policy Paper by Yves Pascouau examines the functioning of the ‘Schengen area’, which is based on solidarity mechanisms between its Member States and implies a high level of mutual trust.


Developing support for wavering asylum systems: convincing mechanisms?
27 June 2012
Yves Pascouau (Senior Adviser to EPC on migration and mobility policies)

Wavering national asylum systems may lead to violations of EU and human rights rules. Different mechanisms are established to avoid such situation. In the commentary, Yves Pascouau evaluates to what extend such mechanisms are convincing or not.


The Schengen evaluation mechanism and the legal basis problem: breaking the deadlock
31 January 2012
Yves Pascouau (Senior Adviser to EPC on migration and mobility policies)

One of the immediate effects of the Arab Spring was the launch of intense discussions about 'Schengen governance'. While the package of proposals presented by the European Commission has opened a new debate regarding the possibility of reintroducing internal border checks, it has revived an 'old' proposal to make evaluating the implementation of Schengen rules more efficient. In this Policy Brief, Yves Pascouau proposes some solutions in order to move forward.


EU Single Permit Directive: a small step forward in EU migration policy
24 January 2012
Sheena McLoughlin (External authors) and Yves Pascouau (Senior Adviser to EPC on migration and mobility policies)

In this Policy Brief, Yves Pascouau and Sheena McLoughlin show that the “EU Single Permit Directive” merely constitutes a small step forward in EU migration policy.


Conditions for family reunification under strain - A comparative study in nine EU member states
17 November 2011
Yves Pascouau (Senior Adviser to EPC on migration and mobility policies)

This study sees Yves Pascouau evaluate developments with regard to conditions for family reunification in nine EU member states, taking into account the growing importance of family reunification rules at national and European level.


Internal border controls in the Schengen area: much ado about nothing?
28 June 2011
Yves Pascouau (Senior Adviser to EPC on migration and mobility policies)

In this Commentary, Yves Pascouau, analyses the Conclusions of the European Council on the reintroduction of internal borders checks in the Schengen area.


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Head of European Migration and Diversity programme and Senior Policy Analyst

Marie De Somer
m.desomer@epc.eu

Policy Analyst

Frank Mc Namara
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Junior Policy Analyst

Katharina Bamberg
k.bamberg@epc.eu

Programme Assistant

Olivia Sundberg Diez
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Senior Adviser to EPC on migration and mobility policies

Yves Pascouau
yves.pascouau@gmail.com