• Federica InfantinoEmail author


The conclusions trace the lessons from the ‘black box’ of EU visa policy implementation concerning the processes and the outcomes of decision-making as well as the transnational influences on organizational action. I also discuss the contribution of the comprehensive implementation approach to the analysis of consular/local policy-making. Then, the conclusions address the perspectives for future research on three dimensions. First, the implementation of EU visa policy in other contexts than Morocco. Second, the archeology of the migratory ‘risk.’ Third, the nexus between knowledge of implementing personnel, communities of practice that extend across the boundaries of national organizations, and policy-making on the ground in the domain of migration and border control and beyond.


Policy implementation  Border control  Research perspectives 


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  1. 1.FNRSUniversité Libre de BruxellesBrusselsBelgium

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