European Court of Auditors Special report no 06/2017: EU response to the refugee crisis: the ‘hotspot’ approach
1. This Explanatory Memorandum (EM) relates to a Communication from the European Court of Auditors on the EU response to the refugee crisis: the ‘hotspot’ approach.
2. The Communication sets out observations on the establishment and functioning of hotspots and the effectiveness of the hotspots approach overall. The Communication also makes a number of recommendations for the Commission to assist Member States in improving the hotspot approach