CEPI’s Managing Director Milan Nič was asked by the BBC why Central European countries resist refugee quota. Milan Nič points out that “there is a general fear in this region of societal change manipulated by political leaders”. Central European experiences with migration are different from those of societies further to the West. “Our societies are still not very diverse or open. Some Central European countries like Slovakia have had 400 years of emigration and only a few years of immigration,” he told the BBC. “This crisis came too fast to digest.”

The full article is available on the BBC website here.