Camino Mortera-Martinez

Camino Mortera-Martinez

Head of the Brussels office
Areas of expertise 

Free movement of persons, counter-terrorism policies, criminal law, police and judicial co-operation, migration policies, JHA's institutional structure, civil law and international private law.

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With Putin's invasion, the EU has a golden opportunity to reinforce the rule of law to member-states

The Political Quarterly
04 April 2022
On 16 February 2022, roughly a week before Russia invaded Ukraine, the attention of the ‘EU bubble’ was elsewhere – in Luxembourg, to be precise.

Ask CER - Episode 4: Phasing out Russian gas, UK-EU relations and Hungary's response to the war

30 March 2022
You asked, we answered: the fourth episode of our ‘Ask CER’ podcast series.

Necesitamos balas. Y un plan para no usarlas

El Periodico
24 March 2022
A medida que la guerra se alarga, nosotros, los europeos, vamos entendiendo cada vez menos. Sin apoyo social, no hay unidad europea.

The EU does not need to reform Schengen. It needs to build back trust

Encompass
09 March 2022
The 9/11 attacks were a wake-up call for the West: no country could fight crime and terrorism alone.

CER podcast: Unpicking the EU’s rule of law conditionality mechanism

08 March 2022
Camino Mortera-Martínez speaks to John Morijn about the EU's rule of law conditionality mechanism and the ECJ's ruling on it.

iNews 24: EU agrees to freeze assets linked to Putin

25 February 2022
Camino Mortera-Martinez says the EU is preparing to welcome an influx of refugees from Ukraine. She emphasises that Poland not asking for COVID passports or even ID cards shows this crisis is truly unprecedented

La guerra de Putin: lo idiotas que fuimos

El Periodico
24 February 2022
Lo mejor que nos puede pasar es que los ucranios se defiendan y haya los menores muertos posibles, pero la toma de Kiev y la derrota del gobierno pro-europeo de Zelensky es inevitable.

CER end of year podcast: Review of 2021

22 December 2021
As 2021 draws to a close, the CER researchers reflect on the events of the past year.

CER podcast: Poland and Belarus: What can and should the EU do?

25 November 2021
Charles Grant speaks to Camino Mortera-Martinez and Katia Glod about the latest developments in Belarus and Poland.

Poland's many problems – and how to solve them

Encompass
16 November 2021
Just when Brussels was enjoying a much-needed break on its never-ending rule of law brouhaha with Poland, all began to go South in the Eastern front – again.

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