|Author (Person)||Balleix, Corinne|
|Publisher||Royal Institute for International Relations (Egmont Institute)|
|Series Title||European Policy Briefs|
|Series Details||No.24 (March 2014)|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
Solidarity is a founding principle of the European migration policy. To hold true, Member States must be faithful to their common commitment to European migration rules and implement fair burden sharing of the costs attached to border controls. However, solidarity among Member States appears altogether fragile and under threat, a situation that could jeopardise the founding principle of the free movement of persons in the European Union’s space. The recent solidarity crisis among Member States was solved by an increased externalisation of the European migration policy. Consequently, for the EU to live up to its values, it will have to prove itself generous towards third countries.
|Subject Categories||Employment and Social Affairs|
|Countries / Regions||Europe|