Briefs / Focus / Spot Ons

Between Promise and Peril: Digitalised Migration in the Euro-Mediterranean Region
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Between Promise and Peril: Digitalised Migration in the Euro-Mediterranean Region

This Policy Brief offers a panorama of European Union (EU) external migration governance vis-à-vis the countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and an overview of risks presented by digitised migration in the Euro-Mediterranean region....

23 març 2022
The Twin Transition and the Future of Labour Migration in the Mediterranean. Three Assumptions to the Test
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The Twin Transition and the Future of Labour Migration in the Mediterranean. Three Assumptions to the Test

This policy brief examines how the EU is undergoing a digital and green transition that will result in the need to reshape the labour markets. It also offers recommendations to policy makers in Europe and its Southern Neighbourhood.

22 març 2022
Migration and Water Resources: Existing Concerns and Proposed Solutions
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Migration and Water Resources: Existing Concerns and Proposed Solutions

This policy brief suggests practical practices to manage the combined effects of migrant fluxes and climate change on hosting communities, in addition to offering policy recommendations to governments and the international community.

18 març 2022
Big Data at the Crossroads: Seizing the Potential of Big Data to Guide the Future of EU Migration Policy
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Big Data at the Crossroads: Seizing the Potential of Big Data to Guide the Future of EU Migration Policy

This policy brief assesses the opportunities presented by the use of big data to improve the analysis of migration-related phenomena and inform migration and integration policies

15 febrer 2022
The Role of Non-State Actors in Digitised Migration Management. The Impacts and Limits of Digitalisation on the EU’s Externalised Migration Control in the Mediterranean
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The Role of Non-State Actors in Digitised Migration Management. The Impacts and Limits of Digitalisation on the EU’s Externalised Migration Control in the Mediterranean

This Policy Brief provides recommendations on how to avoid side effects of digitalisation in the field of migration management for EU policy-makers.

7 febrer 2022
Diaspora, Transnationalism, Political Remittances and Lebanese Migrants
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Diaspora, Transnationalism, Political Remittances and Lebanese Migrants

Diasporic relations and issues are transnational in character but they assume different characteristics. The space of activities involving diasporic relations and issues spreads across national borders.

27 gener 2022
Rescate en el mar y protección internacional: ¿hacia un nuevo marco legal a través del pacto europeo sobre la migración y el asilo?
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Rescate en el mar y protección internacional: ¿hacia un nuevo marco legal a través del pacto europeo sobre la migración y el asilo?

Los Estados del Mediterráneo —España, Grecia, Italia y Malta— se enfrentan al desafío de responder a la llegada de migrantes y solicitantes de protección internacional que llegan por mar, y de gestionar centros de acogida superpoblados, y de...

12 novembre 2021
La construcción de la frontera vertical. El caso de Marruecos
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La construcción de la frontera vertical. El caso de Marruecos

La gobernanza de la UE está protagonizando, en lo que a tránsito de sujetos se refiere, una política de cierre fronterizo. Paradójicamente no sucede lo mismo con el tránsito de mercancías, bienes y capitales.

15 juny 2020
Challenges Faced by Syrian Refugees in the Higher Education Systems of Host Countries and How to Overcome Them. Lessons Learned from Jordan
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Challenges Faced by Syrian Refugees in the Higher Education Systems of Host Countries and How to Overcome Them. Lessons Learned from Jordan

The Syrian crisis had a significant impact on most of the countries hosting Syrian refugees. Host countries developed new approaches to deal with the consequences of the prolonged stay of refugees.

25 febrer 2019
Merchants of Fear. Discursive Securitization of the Refugee Crisis in the Visegrad Group Countries
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Merchants of Fear. Discursive Securitization of the Refugee Crisis in the Visegrad Group Countries

Since the beginning of the refugee crisis politicians from the Visegrad group states have been infamously vocal in their aversion to the asylum seekers. This despite the fact that their countries were among the least affected by refugee movements.

7 gener 2019
Building a Youth Euro-Med Community through Learning and Research Mobility: Incubators and Obstacles
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Building a Youth Euro-Med Community through Learning and Research Mobility: Incubators and Obstacles

Mobility and fieldwork are key drivers of the quality of academic and scientific research. However, those are not always easily accessible to researchers from the southern shore of the Mediterranean.

26 novembre 2018
New Wine into Old Wineskins? Addressing Patterns of Institutional Development in Euro-Mediterranean Relations in the Wake of the So-Called “EU Refugee Crisis”
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New Wine into Old Wineskins? Addressing Patterns of Institutional Development in Euro-Mediterranean Relations in the Wake of the So-Called “EU Refugee Crisis”

Since 2015 EU Member States have been calling for a reform of common migration policies. However, the most powerful and influential MS managed to hinder any attempt to communitarise responsibility for decisions.

29 octubre 2018