ESI's Gerald Knaus was invited to speak in Copenhagen at the conference "Meeting humanitarian needs in the next EU migration agreements" organised by the Danish Red Cross (DRC). HeI argued why the DRC and other humanitarian organisations should support implementation of the statement; what is wrong with Danish-Austrian vision paper; and what alternative vision the Danish government should support.
The following day, he had meetings with centre-right and centre-left politicians, media and more civil society.
- Refugees Deeply, John Dalhuisen Gerald Knaus, How Italy Can Combine Migration Control With Human Rights (13 March 2018)
- ESI paper: "Amsterdam in the Mediterranean" – How a Dutch-style asylum system can help resolve the Mediterranean refugee crisis (26 January 2018) – also available in Italian: "Amsterdam nel Mediterraneo"
- ESI proposals for the refugee crises in the Central Mediterranean and the Aegean: www.esiweb.org/refugees