Migration & Mobility
A Renewed Migration Contract Post-Covid: What Next for Migration Governance in the Mediterranean?
2020 has seen not only a fundamental disruption to mobility and migration due to Covid-19, but also the acceleration of ongoing processes and pushing forward with policy pathways that existed before the pandemic in the Euromed region.24 September 2020
The Impact of the Migration Crisis on Political Dynamics in the Western Balkans
The “Western Balkan route” became a well-known term for public debates throughout the EU. With the EU-Turkey deal in March 2016, the number of migrants passing through the Western Balkans has been significantly reduced.12 July 2017
Arab Mediterranean Youth Migration. Who Wants to Leave, and Why?
The push factors of an economic nature are key behind the phenomenon of Arab Mediterranean youth migration. However, the desire to migrate does not depend on the education level and the (un)employment of the young people.16 March 2017
Mapping Migration Challenges in the EU Transit and Destination Countries
The year 2015 was a serious stress test for the stability and cohesion of the European Union. The so-called refugee crisis revealed several divisions within the EU, and disclosed certain limitations of the European project.13 March 2017
Neighbouring Host-Countries’ Policies for Syrian Refugees: The Cases of Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey
As the stream of refugees continues, so does the pressure to mediate integration between the local and the incoming populations. Host countries differ in their response strategy and policies.23 January 2017
Perceptions of Migration in The Mediterranean
The public perception of various and overlapping “crises” of refugees and immigrants influences the definition of policies aimed at managing them. The extent to which this is done and how this perception is generated are adressed in this seminar....29 November 2016
EU Policy Options to Manage the Migration and Refugee Situation: An Insufficient Toolbox?
While the European Agenda on Migration appeared rather short and superficial, it turned out to be the mere starting signal for an unprecedented cascade of policy initiatives and legislative proposals at EU level, which continued to unfold throughout...21 November 2016
Strengthening the Common European Asylum System
The convergence of asylum policies among EU member states and the development of a fairer asylum system for all cannot be effectively implemented without the creation of safe and legal routes, humanitarian visas and better reception conditions across...21 November 2016
Perceptions of the Migration and Refugee Situation in the Mediterranean
The main elements explaining the present situation are strictly linked to the existing war in Syria. However, there is an important migratory system in the Mediterranean, which follows a deeply rooted historical path and has specific structural cause...21 November 2016