“Is the EU lost at sea? The EUGS and the implementation of a joined-up approach to migration”, Maria Giuliano Amadio Viceré, EU Global Strategy Watch, 5, Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), December 2018
The EU Global Strategy called for the overcoming of the fragmentation of external policies relevant to migration, stated the importance of making different external policies and instruments migration-sensitive, and envisaged an improvement in the consistency between external and internal policies.
Nonetheless, the adoption of a joined-up approach to migration has often been hindered by disagreement among member states, by recurrent instability in origin and transit countries, and by the unfortunate politicisation of migration.
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