The EU’s asylum policy: critical view from an advocacy leader
Catherine Woollard, Director of the European Council for Refugees and Exiles, visited the students of EUR105.
Migration and asylum have become key issues in EU politics. The students enrolled in the BA course “European Union institutions, politics, and policies” EUR105 received a visit from a prominent policy actor: Catherine Woollard, Director of ECRE (European Council for Refugees and Exiles), an interest group that gathers more than a 100 NGOs across Europe. Catherine Woollard introduced the EU’s asylum policy from a historical perspective and presented a critical depiction of where it is headed. She also shared some of her experience as advocacy leader in the EU.