According to John Dalhuisen, Senior Fellow at European Stability Initiative and former director of Amnesty International, humanitarian organizations should compromise on their ethical and moral standards, when it comes to migration. To not lose the battle from populists and extreme right winged, they have to search for a migration politics that is supported by a majority of the European citizens.
Podcast Part 2 is a reflection of the public debate in Humanity House (The Hague) in October 2018 between and representatives of humanitarian organizations (28 minutes). The debate followed on an introduction speech of John Dalhuisen.
Dalhuijsen used the European migration crisis of 2015/2016 as a case study and elaborates on the arguments for and against the EU-Turkey Deal of March 2016.
In the podcast you will hear:
= John Dalhuisen, Senior Fellow at European Stability Initiative. During the European migration crisis (2015/2016) Dalhuijsen was director of Amnesty International’s Europe and Central Asia Programme and Regional Office.
= Arjan Hehenkamp, deputy director St. Vluchteling. During the migration crisis Arjan Hehenkamp was Director of Artsen zonder Grenzen (MSF the Netherlands) and well involved in save & rescue operation on the Mediterranean Sea.
= Evelien van Roemburg, is the Europe Migration Campaign manager for Oxfam International. She leads the advocacy and campaign development and delivery of Oxfam’s humanitarian refugee response in Europe.