Fulvio Vassallo Paleologo

Law professor, immigration and asylum policies expert at University of Palermo

On mass migration

The great influx of refugees and migrants to Europe is posing big challenges for the European Union and the Europeans. But how does the situation look like from a juridicial point of view? Law professor at University of Palermo and immigration and asylum policies expert, Fulvio Vassallo Paleologo, talks about whether we are in a state of emergency in Europe. Should we consider mass migration as a crisis or as the new normal? And what is the role of human rights in all this?

This video is one in a series of twelve under the ‘Europe in Action’ education project made in collaboration between Elena Askløf and Peter Laugesen and the Association of Folk High Schools in Denmark, supported by Europa-Nævnet.