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Controlling Escapes from Law. Re-designing accountability in the externalisation of migration control policies.

Project description

Mapping externalisation practices and accountability of EU migration control

The lack of successful reforms of the internal dimension of migration policies creates fertile ground for the proliferation of policies of migration control externalisation. Recent externalisation practices observed in Europe point to the creation of governance avenues characterised by a transfer of functions and responsibilities to third-country organs and/or the delocalisation of control practices to third-country territories. In this way, European law is being set aside. The EU-funded X-LAW project therefore aims to map the externalisation practices and conceptualise their specific features. It will then analyse the legal consequences of these practices and focus on accountability mechanisms for the transnational governance systems created.

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Via Dei Roccettini 9
50014 Fiesole

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 175 673,28