refugee policy

European flags fly in front of the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium | Photo: EPA/Stephanie Lecocq
The Austrian flag | Picture-alliance/dpa/D.I.Karmann
Leyla Kayacik, special representative of the Council of Europe on migration and refugees | Photo: ANSA/COUNCIL OF EUROPE
Refugees from Ukraine have been broadly welcomed in the European Union since hostilities began in late February | Photo: Müller-Stauffenberg/Imago Images
Polish soldiers patrolling along the Polish-Belarusian border near Czeremcha, north-eastern Poland | Photo: ARCHIVE EPA/Marcin Obara
Afghan, Pakistani and Bangladeshi migrants are seen on their way near the Turkey-Iran border in Van, Turkey, July 27, 2021 | Photo: Picture alliance/AA/Mesut Varol
Afghans who are displaced from Kunduz and Takhar provinces due to fighting between Taliban and Afghan forces gather to collect food, as they live in temporary shelters at a camp in Kabul, Afghanistan, 10 August 2021 | Photo: EPA/JAWED KARGAR
Thousands of people are already in refugee reception centers in Lithuania | Photo: Picture-alliance
Large numbers of Afghans have fled the approaching Taliban | Photo: Picture-alliance
Afghan journalists take cover near a hotel in Kabul during a fight between gunmen and Afghan security forces in 2018 | Photo: Getty Images (via DW)
According to the UNHCR, around 70,000 people have arrived in Uganda from the Democratic Republic of Congo since the beginning of 2018 as they escape violence in Ituri province | Photo: Reuters/J.Akena
71-year-old conservative politician Horst Seehofer has been Germany's federal interior minister since March 2018 | Photo: B. Riegert/DW