European Union’s Readmission Policy in the Post-Stockholm Programme Era

  • Türkan Ertuna LagrandEmail author


As the post-Stockholm Programme era is approaching, it is a good time to be thinking of how to go further with the European Union’s readmission policy, which should not only represent an effective tool for combating illegal immigration, but also reflect EU’s commitment to respect for human dignity, freedom and respect for human rights. This article aims at highlighting the main areas requiring improvement in the post-Stockholm era regarding the negotiation, implementation and monitoring phases of European readmission agreements.


Member State Asylum Seeker Illegal Immigration Partner Country Irregular Migrant 
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© T.M.C. Asser Press and the authors 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Policy Advisor at the European ParliamentRotterdamThe Netherlands

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