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As a valuable knowledge source, MPG offers independent analysis and information that are trusted by civil society, institutions and national governments.

If you are a member of the media, MPG can arrange interviews or staff appearances for the following requests:

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Recent media appearances
MPG’s Carmine Conte warns of differential treatment of asylum applications in light of Italy – Albania agreement

MPG’s Carmine Conte warns of differential treatment of asylum applications in light of Italy – Albania agreement

November 20, 2023 10:36am

MPG’s Senior Legal Policy Analyst, Dr. Carmine Conte, was interviewed by Euronews on the recent agreement between Italy and Albania to transfer people seeking asylum rescued at sea to Albanian territory to wait for their asylum applications to be processed.…

Europe needs safe pathways, not naval blockades

Europe needs safe pathways, not naval blockades

September 25, 2023 3:18pm

Europe’s approach to people migrating should be balanced and humane. It should include safe and regular pathways to Europe, such as resettlement schemes, complementary pathways like humanitarian visas and work permit schemes, and labour migration schemes grounded in decent work…

MPG’s Dr. Başak Yavçan interviewed by Euronews on EU-Tunisia deal

MPG’s Dr. Başak Yavçan interviewed by Euronews on EU-Tunisia deal

July 24, 2023 3:15pm

Externalisation policies and deals like the recent Tunisia – EU deal are ineffective and harmful. Rather than driving down the number of people who migrate, they push people to take other, often more dangerous, irregular routes to Europe. This in…

MPG’s Dr. Carmine Conte quoted on Euronews – “People resort to smugglers because there is no safe way to Europe”

MPG’s Dr. Carmine Conte quoted on Euronews – “People resort to smugglers because there is no safe way to Europe”

June 30, 2023 4:10pm

Last week, MPG’s Legal Policy Analyst, Dr. Carmine Conte was interviewed by Euronews on the lack of safe routes to Europe for people seeking asylum. No one should have to risk their life to claim asylum. Since 2014 shipwrecks, like…

How can we keep deadly shipwrecks, like the recent one near Pylos (Greece), from happening?

How can we keep deadly shipwrecks, like the recent one near Pylos (Greece), from happening?

June 26, 2023 11:55am

In an interview with The Tribune Express MPG’s Legal Policy Analyst Dr. Carmine Conte points out policy gaps and a possible way forward. We need a European search and rescue effort that clearly assigns defined responsibilities to certain authorities, national…

Dealing with migration as an emergency reveals Italy’s government lacks a long-term strategy on migration

Dealing with migration as an emergency reveals Italy’s government lacks a long-term strategy on migration

April 14, 2023 1:43pm

Interviewed by Marta Silvia Viganò of Deutsche Welle on Italy’s declaration of a state of emergency over migration, MPG’s Legal Policy Analyst Dr. Carmine Conte states that “dealing with migration as an emergency is, consistent with the government’s line on…

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