In his first speech to the Senate as prime minister in February, Mario Draghi he had indicated Denmark as a model to follow in order to carry out a tax reform. It was the 2008 Danish reform. But in 2021 Denmark is to be watched for what is happening on immigration policies. Parliament approved a bill from the government led by the Social Democratic premier Mette Frederiksen very restrictive: the new law, passed by a very large majority also with the votes of the center-right opposition, provides for asylum applications to be examined in centers located in unidentified third countries, probably African (Rwanda was mentioned) , which should welcome asylum seekers once the application is accepted so that they do not set foot on Danish territory. The “zero refugee” law has aroused protests from the EU and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, because it undermines the international protection system.
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