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Mediterranea platform set sails

Mediterranea is a platform of different initiatives of civil society coming to the central Mediterranean after the NGOs have been forced to leave in consequence of being criminalized by political rhetoric, even though no inquiry has ever come to any conviction. Mediterranea bears great resemblance with the NGOs operating in the Mediterranean sea during the…

State of the Union 2018 speech

Commission President Juncker’s State of the Union speech is due to take place on Wednesday 12 September 2018. In their overview of the speech, Politico warn about a speech that will heavily focus on “migration, including plans to strengthen the European border and coast guard (get used to the acronym EBCG) and the EU’s asylum…