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
Deconstructing Migration and Refugee “Crises” in the Mediterranean. The Need for a Broader Temporal and Geographical View for a Policy Reorientation in Europe
During the last decade, the issue of migrant and refugee arrivals on European shores in the Mediterranean has undoubtedly been a constant key topic on European political agendas, as well as in the media and as a civil society concern.21 September 2017
Media Coverage of the Migration Crisis in Europe: a Confused and Polarized Narrative
There is no doubt that what has been termed the migration or refugee crisis in Europe has been framed in the public and media discourse as the defining phenomenon of the second decade of the 21st century.12 September 2017
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