All posts by Krystyna Iglicka-Okólska

Krystyna Iglicka-Okólska

About Krystyna Iglicka-Okólska

Professor Krystyna Iglicka-Okólska is Rector of Łazarski University in Warsaw; she is an economist and demographer; between 1996 and 1999 she coordinated the Polish Migration Project at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies at University College London; she is a Senior Fellow at the Centre of International Relations in Warsaw and a migration policy adviser to the Polish government, a European Commission expert in topics related to mobility of workers from new member states after 2004 and chair of the Expert Committee on Migrants at the Human Rights Defender’s Office. Twitter: @K_Iglicka

For Migrants, the V4 Countries Are a Mere Stop On Their Way To the West

The V4 countries have expressed their strong disapproval for the refugee quota plan suggested by the European Commission and received a lot of criticism from the Old member states. But what really happened that the old EU member states are trying to chaotically solve the migration crisis through the bureaucratic quota system which create an artificial burden for the new member states, which are not the final destination for the migrants? Continue reading For Migrants, the V4 Countries Are a Mere Stop On Their Way To the West