ESI's Gerald Knaus was invited to participate in the "Forum Migration" of the CSU's Europe convention to present ESI's research and proposals for asylum and migration policy. He was on a panel together with Hans-Eckhard Sommer, President of the BAMF (German asylum authority), and Kathrin Wickenhäuser-Egger, Vice-President of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Munich & Upper Bavaria. The Forum was led by Bavarian minister of the interior Joachim Herrmann and Andrea Lindholz, MP at the German Bundestag.
- The New York Times, John Dalhuisen, "How to Win the Fight Over Europe's 'Refugee Crisis'" (27 March 2019)
- ESI paper: "Amsterdam in the Mediterranean" – How a Dutch-style asylum system can help resolve the Mediterranean refugee crisis (26 January 2018)
- ESI proposals for the refugee crises in the Central Mediterranean and the Aegean: www.esiweb.org/refugees