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About Jeff Crisp

Jeff Crisp is Associate Fellow at Chatham House, and a research associate at the University of Oxford Refugee Studies Centre. He has held senior positions with the UNHCR, Refugees International, and the Global Commission on International Migration. He has also worked for the Independent Commission on International Humanitarian Issues, and the British Refugee Council.

Articles by Jeff Crisp

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“Francesc”

Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Refugees: the Trojan horse of terrorism?

Why are leaders in the EU and US reluctant to admit that the main terrorist threat to western countries comes from home-grown extremists?

Protection and pragmatism: the EU-Turkey refugee deal in historical perspective

The EU-Turkey refugee deal is just the latest effort of EU members trying to keep refugees out. A contribution to the openGlobalRights debate on the future of refugee protection.

Syria's refugees: a global responsibility

Unless the Syrian refugee emergency is treated as a truly global responsibility, we cannot expect hard-pressed countries in the region to maintain the generosity they have demonstrated since the crisis erupted.  

Missing the boat: Europe's asylum and immigration crisis

While there are no quick and easy answers to Europe’s asylum and migration dilemma, there are some constructive steps that could be taken.

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