Archive for November, 2010

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Frontex 4: Raw Material For Securitisation

November 28, 2010

At the beginning of September a call for expressions of interest in demonstrating at Frontex’s Research and Development workshop “Small UAVs and Fixed systems for Land border surveillance” to take place in Bulgaria on October 19th appeared at Frontex’s website.

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Frontex 3: A Baby Institution with Super Powers

November 26, 2010

A brief research on what Frontex mandate includes today exposes an organisation, which in five years of existence, has astonishingly grown from marginal into a giant at the heart of migration and security policy as well as European external relations.

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Frontex 2: Rising into the heart of European security politics

November 23, 2010

The anxiety of the voice on the other side of the line intensifies when it becomes clear that this phone call is about Frontex. “We have no clear picture who controls them and what is the extent of responsibility Frontex ought to take” says Franziska Keller, Member of the European Parliament with the alliance of Greens/European Free Alliance.

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FRONTEX 1: Looking for a permanent crisis, to settle in

November 18, 2010

Five years after its birth Frontexis rising into the heart of European Security Politics. But while praise is arriving from European Member States for its contribution and professional approach in curbing migration influxes in Europe, important questions about the structure, policies and strategies of the organisation remain out of the spotlight…

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