Human trafficking is a semi-invisible, multifaceted phenomenon that requires joint action from political, social and religious bodies for its reduction.
The European Union and its Member States finally need to take their legal and moral responsibilities seriously and open up secure legal channels for shelter for people in need in Europe.
During the second half of 2014 Italy will hold the Presidency of the EU. It will do so with a mixture of ambition and realism.
Frontex will be a key actor to move from the area of cooperation to a future EU integrated borders control system.
The death of fifteen young men when trying to reach the coast of Ceuta opens once more the debate on human rights and migration.
So says Mgr Francesco Montenegro, Archbishop of Agrigento, after meeting the highest European authorities during 5 to 8 November last.
Most migrants leave the home they have known, under economic or social pressure, to escape war or religious persecution.
In April, Julio Martinez SJ, Rector of the Pontifical University of Comillas in Madrid was awarded the "Economy and Society" prize of the prestigious Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice Foundation. Europe Infos interviewed him.
A proposed Directive seeks to increasing the number of talented internationals who may reside in the EU.
Latin America wasn’t a priority for the EU in the past, but things are changing.
Although the EU and Member States have adopted new measures to combat human trafficking, better implementation and coordination are the key to success.