Briefs / Focus / Spot Ons

Buying Morocco’s collaboration in migration containment? Complicating the use of aid in border control cooperation
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Buying Morocco’s collaboration in migration containment? Complicating the use of aid in border control cooperation

This article analyses how local and national authorities respond differently to aid budgets related to migration depending on how they fit their national and domestic political priorities, showcasing responses ranging from collaboration to outright h...

6 September 2022
Pushbacks and dispersal as technologies of migration displacement
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Pushbacks and dispersal as technologies of migration displacement

In this article, the author rethinks the notion of displacement by considering dispersal and pushbacks as key spatial governmental tactics of migration governmentality that nowadays are used in a widespread way across Europe.

2 September 2022
A decade of hosting Syrian refugees in Jordan – Lessons learnt for Poland
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A decade of hosting Syrian refugees in Jordan – Lessons learnt for Poland

The present article proposes a set of policy recommendations drawing from the experience of Jordan, translated for use in the Polish context.

2 May 2022
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 March 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 March 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 February 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.

8 February 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 January 2022