Are refugees welcome in Europe? This was the title of the European Youth Event 2016 that took place in May in the Strasbourg Parliament. Young people from all over Europe could listen the nightmare stories of young Syrian refugees that fled war.
The plight of thousands of migrants putting their lives in peril to cross the mediterranean has shocked and caused a deep crisis in the European Union
In the last year the European Commission has been working in a The European Agenda on Migration . It outlines the immediate measures that will be taken in order to respond to the crisis situation in the Mediterranean
This summer a Special Measure worth €1.415 billion has been adopted to support refugees in Turkey