AidWatch 2018: Aid and migration – the externalisation of Europe’s responsibilities

Monday, March 19, 2018

To clarify how EU’s development cooperation and migration agendas are interlinked in today’s EU policies, our new report provides a commentary on the impact of these links.

The report draws key recommendations and identifies 3 trends outlining how EU aid is used to curb migration, done on-purpose by EU policy-makers to serve domestic priorities: (1) inflation, (2) diversion, (3) conditionality.