Hecklers greeted the European Commission president on Lampedusa as he paid his respects to victims of the shipwreck. Many say politicians have not addressed a crisis that claims thousands of migrant lives every year.
EU-backed agreements between Italy and Libya have reduced the number of migrants reaching EU shores. But the cost has been "unimaginable horrors," according to the UN human rights commissioner Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein.
A new report says EU-Horn of Africa migration policy puts African migrants at risk. DW spoke with the report's co-author Lutz Oette about why the Khartoum Process is inherently flawed.
A new joint report takes a critical stance on the European Union's Khartoum Process and suggests it puts more migrants in harm's way, instead of limiting mass migration and combating issues of trafficking and smuggling.
Aid organizations have warned Berlin about instrumentalizing development work to further national interests. Germany's next government needs to focus less on curbing migration and more on crisis prevention, they said.
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