The EU-Turkey Statement was signed one year ago on 18 March 2016. Although some progress has been made towards achieving the desired goals, the deal still stands on shaky ground. Observers have expressed concern on a number of levels.
This policy brief suggests a path forward that goes beyond using the agreement as a blanket model that prioritises European domestic policy over Turkish stability.
Dahrendorf Policy Brief 1/2017 Lessons Learnt from the EU-Turkey Refugee Agreement
by Lisa Haferlach