22 January 2019
Brussels – Discussions with German and French officials on migration policy
Thomas Strobl, Minister of the Interior – Winfried Kretschmann,  Minister President – Gerald Knaus. Photo: ESI
Thomas Strobl, Minister of the Interior – Winfried Kretschmann, Minister President – Gerald Knaus. Photo: ESI

ESI's Gerald Knaus was invited to attend the New Year's Reception with the presentation of the Baden-Württemberg Mission Statement on European policy at the Representation of the German state of Baden-Württemberg to the European Union.

On the next day he and ESI's Brussels senior analyst Alexandra Stiglmayer had a long debate on future European policy on migration and asylum with minister president Kretschmann and ministers of interior, integration and justice from Baden Württemberg. The presented the latest ESI proposals and analysis.

Alexandra and Gerald also had a meeting at the French Representation to the EU to discuss how France could cope with the rising numbers of asylum requests.

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