Human Rights

Post-Humanitarian Europe

This week’s World Humanitarian Summit was an opportunity to discuss how to assist the suffering, yet the entire process showed much of the humanitarian sector at its most fragmented and self-indulgent

Burden sharing, where art thou?

With winter approaching, the EU needs to up its game on refugee burden sharing

View from London: Peripheral but wary

The UK used its opt-out on refugee quotas, but crisis may have far-reaching consequences for its future

View from Berlin: Pushing for robustness

Germany prioritises solidarity on refugees – and isn't willing to wait for others to agree

View from Paris: Clarity, but little boldness

France tows the German line on refugees, but with elections looming seeks to balance openness and firmness