Camino Mortera-Martinez

Camino Mortera-Martinez

Senior research fellow (Based in Brussels)
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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Euranet: The next battle for rule of law in the EU will be fought in court

11 May 2021
Camino Mortera, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform, believes that Hungary and Poland may have a case to answer. “This case that has been brought to the European Court of Justice by Poland and Hungary is not –  and I know this may sound provocative – the...

CER podcast: The EU's plans for Big Tech

10 May 2021
Camino Mortera-Martínez discusses what to do about Big Tech with Zach Meyers.

CER podcast: The politics of vaccines in Europe

11 March 2021
John Springford discussed the EU's shortcomings in rolling out the vaccine with Tomáš Valášek, Camino Mortera-Martínez and Christian Odendahl.

Europol and differentiated integration

EUIDEA
02 February 2021
Europol has become a hub for differentiated integration. Initially a small anti-drugs unit, the EU’s police agency is now a fully-fledged body where law enforcement agencies from all around the world work together.

Biden y Europa: ¿la gran esperanza blanca?

El Periodico
21 January 2021
El nuevo presidente de EEUU devolverá la calma a las relaciones con Europa, aunque esa no va a ser su prioridad.

CER end of year podcast: Reflecting on 2020

18 December 2020
As 2020 draws to a close, Charles Grant, Christian Odendahl and Camino Mortera-Martinez look back at the year.

ABC: EU and Brexit - the view from the Continent

15 November 2020
Camino Mortera-Martinez, a senior research fellow at the CER spoke to ABC as the UK is just weeks away from the EU exit door.

¿Será la pandemia lo que dé el tiro de gracia a Schengen?

ESglobal
16 October 2020
El área Schengen de la UE sobrevivirá a la COVID-19. Pero los Estados miembros deben coordinar los cierres de fronteras y establecer criterios claros para imponer cuarentenas o pondrán en peligro el mercado único.

Euranet Plus: Migration pact: EU lawmakers ask for greater clarity

07 October 2020
Camino Mortera-Martinez, of the Centre for European Reform think-tank, shares the view that the Commission’s proposal does not address the issue of the countries of first arrival. But reinforced cooperation is not appropriate in this case, the researcher says.

Schengen will survive the pandemic - the single market may not

Encompass
06 October 2020
Ever since the EU’s members began closing their borders to contain transmission of the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus, many have heralded Schengen’s demise.