On 1 November, a new Frontex mission called Triton starts in the Mediterranean, replacing the earlier Mare Nostrum mission, which focused on saving lives at sea in the aftermath of the Lampedusa disaster last year. The Greens have expressed concern that stopping Mare Nostrum will lead to more deaths…
Download the Briefing here 2014 threatens to be one of the most deadly years for refugees. Since the beginning of the year, more than 3,000 people seeking protection have died in the Mediterranean. In spite of this, the “Mare Nostrum” rescue mission, set up by Italy after the refugee disaster off…
The massive EU-wide police action against irregular migration, "Mos Maiorum", is targeting the wrong people, says Ska. Watch her statement in the summary of EuroparlTV of this week's plenary session of the European Parliament: http://europarltv.europa.eu/en/player.aspx?pid=0b40ee96-0ccc-42ec-a177-a3cb00eb8b5a  
INTA Flash: News from the Trade Committee The European Parliament’s Committee on International Trade (INTA) has now met for substantive discussions for the first time during this parliamentary term. The Green members are Ska and Yannick Jadot from France, as well as substitute members Klaus Buchner of the ÖDP and…
The freetrade-agreement between the EU and Vietnam will be soon concluded. In the beginning of next year, the European Parliament will have to approve of it. However, Vietnam still violates human rights and an agreement would just support the regime in its wrong approach. In addition, the agreement would include…