The European Policy Approach to the Labour Migration Problem



The popular portrayals of the EU’s migration policy are often flawed, that its character and strategies are misunderstood. So far, to appreciate the greatest achievement of European integration in mobility respect, an emphasis should be placed on its core original purpose of solidarity and cooperation in legal and policy sense as key objectives for the EU. While the EU acknowledges that high level of mobility depends on the capacity of the individual institutional actors in decision-making, new initiatives at international levels are becoming crucial issues as a result of globalization that necessitates enhanced cooperation. This chapter gives an overview of the EU’s labour migration policy in the context of the recent developments. The chapter first reviews the institutional and the legal setting, and second the recent policy trends in this area, and finally looks at challenges of migration caused by globalization.


Principle of Free Movement of Labour Institutional and Policy Developments Global Approach to Migration and Mobility 


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  1. 1.Giresun UniversityGiresunTurkey

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