European Parliament
Enrique Guerrero Salom - S&D (Spain)


Luisa Lutz

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Position Paper - Enrique Guerrero Salom (S&D)

Topic A: European Border and Coast Guard

After having witnessed enormous migratory flows with over 1 million arrivals at the Mediterranean coast in 2015 the extreme pressure on the European boarders became indispensable. By the end of 2016, numbers decreased significantly. But looking at the number of deaths passing 5000 in 2016, this is still an issue that needs to be addressed. Providing humanitarian help along Europe’s coasts and reacting immediately to migrant streams along southern European borders has become an important task of the European Union. The southern European countries cannot be left alone in this demanding situation. If not dealt with, this phenomenon ...