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Maria Chiara Vinciguerra

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Discipline: Political Science

Degrees BA: BSc Economics


MA International Relations

MPP (Master of Public Policy)

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EU Policy Responses to the Migration and Refugee Crisis: The Refugee Relocation Scheme

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The aim of this PhD research project is to investigate the political preferences, negotiations and voting leading to, and following the introduction of, Council Decisions (EU) 2015/1523 and 2015/1601 - otherwise known as ‘Refugee Relocation Decisions - , including an analysis of the actors and factors involved in the formulation of the two Council Decisions since the early origins of the Refugee Relocation Scheme.


Keywords: asylum crisis, EU institutions, EU migration and asylum policy, Member States

Language(s) of writing: English

Country: United Kingdom

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University of Cambridge


Department of Politics and International Studies

Supervisor: Dr Julie Smith (Baroness Smith of Newnham)
Start date: 01-10-2017
PhD current status: PhD Ongoing
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Added to catalogue on: 11-10-2018

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