ESI Newsletter - The Malta Plan: a humane EU border and asylum policy

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In this recent newsletter published by the European Stability Initiative (ESI), the 'Malta Plan' is outlined and there is an analysis of how the EU can better manage its borders, while still upholding the principals of asylum. After discussing the lesson learnt by the EU-Turkey agreement and the Nauru model, the ESI then recommends: 1) an Athens-Rome initiative to make binding, asylum decisions and 2) a replacement of Dublin with the a Valetta mechanism.

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