The Impact of COVID-19 on asylum and migration in Europe

05.02.2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has had a substantial impact across most aspects of EU asylum and migration policies. Among others, it has impacted remittances from Europe, seasonal workers, access to asylum and resettlement, and highlighted the disproportionate barriers migrants face in accessing healthcare and basic rights. Author: Olivia Sundberg Diez...

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FRI Analysis: The COVID-19 urgent sanitary measures in a historical perspective: early measures are often not optimal

14.08.2020 Parallel with the spread of SARS-CoV-2, national governments are trying to limit the pandemic’s consequences. Measures are taken under pressure. Probable devastating scenarios such as raising death tolls, health care system collapse, and a financial crisis cast a shadow over political decision-making. As an immediate reaction to COVID-19 threats,...

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