Nina Perkowski

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    Legal entry routes are the only real solution to migrant deaths in the Mediterranean

Legal entry routes are the only real solution to migrant deaths in the Mediterranean

As many as 700 migrants are feared to have died after a boat capsized in the Mediterranean on 19 April. The deaths, which followed around 400 migrants dying in a separate incident less than a week earlier, have led to Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi calling for urgent EU action on the issue. Nina Perkowski writes that while the […]

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    Strengthening EU border security won’t stop the deaths of migrants in the Mediterranean

Strengthening EU border security won’t stop the deaths of migrants in the Mediterranean

On 30 June, a fishing boat containing the bodies of thirty people was found heading for Italy, once again highlighting the problem of migrant deaths in the Mediterranean. As Nina Perkowski writes, the incident came at a time when Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi had been pushing for the EU to take a greater role over the issue, with […]

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