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Aftab Tariq, 27, from Pakistan, takes a shower at the Vucjak camp outside Bihac, northwestern Bosnia, December 3, 2019 | Photo: AP/Darko Bandic
Incoming European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen: How might she shape the future migration policy of the EU? | Photo: EPA/Olivier Hoslet
The EU auditors' report said that chronic overcrowding of camps was the result of unsuccessful  asylum policies
Migrants and refugees from Asia and north Africa, living and sleeping in a park due to the lack of adequate accommodation in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on their way to attempt to enter the EU | Photo: EPA/Fehim Demir
Hungary's controversial transit zones along the Serbian border are policed by military units | COPYRIGHT: picture-alliance/Photoshot/A. Volgyi
Ursula von der Leyen speaks at the European Commission and announces her new team | Photo: Reuters / Y. Herman
Incoming President of the EU Commission Ursula von der Leyen wants to bolster FRONTEX | Photo: picture-alliance/Photoshot/Zhang Cheng
Refugees at the Safi detention center in Malta | Photo: EPA/Lino Arrigo Azzopardi
Frontex patrols the coast of Lesbos, 2015 / Photo: picture alliance/S. Palacios
New defense minister Lorenzo Guerini after the swearing-in ceremony in Rome on September 5, 2019 | Photo: ANSA/Fabio Frustaci
A migrant carrying a baby enters the Lampedusa hotspot, which is overcrowded following the arrival of migrants rescued by the Open Arms | ANSA/Elio Desiderio
The EU wants to clean up its act when it comes to migration but fails to agree on many of the fundamentals | COPYRIGHT: picture-alliance/dpa/J. Stratenschulte