Opportunities and risks with the EU's new migration pact

New migration cooperation in the EU has long been high on the agenda, not least since the so-called refugee crisis in 2015. The development magazine explains what the EU's new migration pact is about - and the voices for and against it. Photo (left): Håkan Dahlström. Source: Wikimedia commons. Photo (right): Mstyslav Chernov. Source: Wikimedia commons.

Of: Adam hansen

I April voted EU finally through one ny migration pact. While the wide middle in the European Parliament believes that the pact constitutes an important compromise and creates solidarity, both human rights organizations and voices critical of immigrants have criticized the agreement. The development magazine sort out the arguments for and emot the pact. 

June 5, 2024, Development magazine explains

The EU's humanitarian aid – this is at stake in the EU elections 

During the last 30 years, humanitarian aid has become an important part of the EU's work. But the upcoming parliamentary elections may change the direction of the EU as a humanitarian aid actor. Photo: EU/Louiza Ammi. Source: Flickr. 

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With an increased global need for humanitarian aid, the EU's role as an aid actor has become more important than ever. But which part of the EU is responsible for humanitarian aid? Which principles govern? And how can it forthcoming will the parliamentary elections affect the EU's aid? The development magazine unravels the answersn on these questions.  

June 4, 2024, Development magazine explains

Investment in cultivation to preserve peace in Liberia: "Can solve many problems"

Limited international support does not stop the organization United Youth for Peace and Sustainable Development from making a difference. Here several of the organization's members can be seen tilling the land to enable the cultivation of, among other things, eddoes, ginger and pepper. Photo: Aaron PF Ballah.

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Just over two decades since Liberia's second civil war ended, the country has made great strides progress in economic growth and democracy. In the center we find a driven, young generation that does everything to preserve peace in the country – including through agriculture.  
- The young generation bears full responsibility for Liberia's future. We can solve many of today's problems if we use the potential of agriculture, he says Aaron PF God, program manager at the civil society organization UYPASD. 

May 20, 2024, Report

Week 20: Debaters stand up for protesters in Georgia after new 'Russian law'

During the past week, several debaters have commented on the new "Russian law" in Georgia and the demonstrations against it. Photo: Der Fuchs. Source: Wikimedia commons.

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The new "ryuck-friendly" sheet and the mass demonstrations i Georgia has awakened reactions på the opinion pages i Sweden. The debaters baker including of to EU borders make sea for to support the Georgian people and to the material moisture meter shows you the svenska governmentens increased assistance to country borders to be en "sobering up" ford applies Sweden roll i World.  

May 20, 2024, Current debate

Week 15: The EU's new migration pact arouses reactions among debaters

The European Parliament has voted through a new pact for the Union's migration policy - which has been met with both criticism and praise during the past week. Photo: European Parliament. Source: Flickr.

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The European Parliament's new migration pact arouses emotions. Several debaters see the pact as necessary for a more stable EU. Others are doubtful about the pact's long-term consequences in relation to both the right to asylum and human rights. 

April 15, 2024, Current debate

Week 13: Criticism from several quarters against cuts in Swedish aid

Several debaters are critical of the government's restructuring of Swedish aid. Pictured (left): Minister for Development and Foreign Trade Johan Forssell (M). Photo: UN Photo/Jean Marc Ferré. Source: Flickr. Pictured (right): Site's logo. Photo: Holger Ellgaard. Source: Wikimedia commons.

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Government restructuring of det Swedisha up tothe tooth and Sida's announcement that the authority will terminate the agreements with several organizations gainr big consequences, say several debaters. De points out that this including affectr human rights defenseare and organizations fighting for international law in Israel and Palestine.

April 2, 2024, Current debate

Reduced international support for Rohingya – despite worsening situation

In Kutupalong, which is the world's largest refugee camp, almost a million Rohingya refugees live today, waiting for a safe return to their homeland Myanmar. The refugees lack work permits in Bangladesh and are therefore dependent on international humanitarian aid. Photo: Captain Raju. Source: Wikimedia commons.

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The situation is uncertain for Rthe ohingya people in Southeast Asia. The vital humanitarian assistance has been reduced to the refugee camps in Bangladesh, where close to a million rohingy is located. At the same time, violence is escalating in the homeland of Myanmar, which threatens the uncertain future of the ethnic group.  

March 5, 2024, Report