Blog post

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Who is in charge? The external representation of the EU on dialogues on immigration and asylum with third countries
in: EU Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy Blog

Year: 2016
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Paula GarcĂ­a Andrade

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asylum crisis, third countries, EU institutions
The current refugee crisis the EU is experiencing has created quite a few divisions and disagreements among EU Member States and also among EU institutions. Discord does not however seem to focus only on the substance, but it has also reached the form. In recent months, a certain confusion has arisen with regard to the responsibility to convene and lead talks with third countries aimed at finding effective responses to the challenges posed to the EU by the constant arrival of people seeking international protection.