EU Migration Policy Report 2020
The European Union has been praised for its willingness to tackle human rights challenges in EU states and the rest of the world in 2019, despite failures on migration policy, writes Euronews
In its annual report on human rights around the world, the NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) states that the EU institutions paid greater attention to assuring the rule of law in 2019.
“We’ve seen positive signs in 2019 that the EU is willing to put into practice the human rights values the bloc is founded on,” said Benjamin Ward, deputy Europe and Central Asia director at Human Rights Watch.
However he noted that the “EU’s commitment to universal values will ring hollow as long as its governments and institutions turn away from the suffering of migrants and asylum seekers.”
To read the full report, including a summary per European country click: World Report 2020