Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Peter Sutherland

Peter Sutherland, Chairman of the London School of Economics and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for International Migration and Development, is former Director General of the World Trade Organization, EU Commissioner for Competition, and Attorney General of Ireland.

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African immigrants arriving in Lampedusa
World Affairs 4

Dying for Europe

With some 1,600 asylum-seekers having died in the Mediterranean Sea since June 1, Europe's policy toward migrants and asylum-seekers is clearly in need of reform. While Europe cannot help all of… read more

Immigration rally
World Affairs 1

Migration’s Hall of Mirrors

US President Barack Obama, concerned about his party’s ability to retain control of the Senate, has decided to put off immigration reform until after the election in November. But a new survey,… read more

Scotland flag and union jack
World Affairs 2

A Step Closer to Brexit?

The referendum on Scottish independence, to be held on September 18, comes at a time of growing opposition in the UK to remaining in the EU. This is significant, because Scotland is the strongest… read more

Newsart for The Changing Mood on Migration
World Affairs 1

The Changing Mood on Migration

Headlines about migration can seem unbearably stark: attacks on foreigners by neo-fascists in Greece, domestic workers on death row in the Gulf, a callous campaign by the British government to drive… read more

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