A new Migration Policy Centre (MPC) Policy Brief: Europe Must Take on its Share of the Syrian Refugee Burden, But How? By Philippe Fargues, Director of the MPC


While peace talks between Syria’s government and opposition entered into deadlock in Geneva, battles rage on the ground, and the death toll and the refugee wave rise. Europe wanted its voice to be heard in the talks, but can it keep its eyes — and borders — closed to the men, women and children fleeing Syria? How can Europe better respond to the human and political disaster looming on its external border?

This policy brief was originally published in the IAI-GMF Op-Med series (http://www.iai.it/content.asp?langid=2&contentid=763)