The database contains links to existing academic and non-academic research and analysis, as well as data sources related to irregular migration to Europe. You can search the database using your own search terms, or filter the results by relevant country, region, date of publication, etc. using the drop-down menus on the left. Authors of relevant research and analysis are invited to submit their own content for review and inclusion by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
12 August, 2017
This book examines the issue of irregular transit Migration to the EU by presenting the case of the Afghans.
Transit, Irregular migration, Migratory journey
28 July, 2017
Despite a recent resurgence in research on the politics of Migration, foreign Policy analysts have yet to approach cross-border population Mobility as a distinct field of inquiry.
Issue linkage, Migration diplomacy, Leverage, Refugee, Cooperation, Coercion, Transit migration
14 February, 2017
On the morning of September 2, 2015, photojournalist Nilüfer Demir captured the image of a drowned three-year-old Syrian refugee, Alan Kurdi, washed ashore on a beach in Bodrum, Turkey.
Children, migrant wellbeing, Migrants death, Public attitudes, Safe migration, Sea travel, Solidarity
1 February, 2017
On 13 July 2016, the European Commission published a proposal for a Regulation establishing a union resettlement Framework.
Origin and Transit Countries, Migrants death, Policy, Family, Sea travel, Safety, Safe migration
31 January, 2017
Abstract: The European Union (EU) has faced one of its biggest crises with the rise of population inflows through its Eastern and Southern neighbours as well as movements within the Union.
Asylum, Migration, Cooperation, Policy, Politics, Migrant flow
17 January, 2017
IOM reports that 2,876 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017, through 15 January, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy, compared with 23,664 through the first 14 days of January, 2016.
Assessing the Risks of Migration along the Central and Eastern Mediterranean Routes: Iraq and Nigeria as Case Study Countries
30 November, 2016
The purpose of this study is to give breadth to the concept of “safe migration” by analysing patterns of migration and return from two case study countries: Iraq and Nigeria.
Smuggling, Irregular migration, Resettlement, Family, Asylum, Policy, Safe migration
22 August, 2016
The Sarp land border gate between Turkey and Georgia has become Turkey’s gateway to the East in recent years.
Irregular migration, Border management, Sarp gate
7 June, 2016
Published prior to the UK's EU referendum, this briefing paper argues that a number of factors may combine to cause significant numbers of Turks to make use of free movement rules following th
Border management, Employment, Free Movement, Policy
10 May, 2016
Afghans are the second biggest group claiming asylum in Europe, and their numbers are set to keep rising.
Fiscal, Refugee, Humanitarian assistance
4 May, 2016
Since 2012, Greece has undergone a significant restructuring of its Migration management system, focusing on curbing irregular migratory flows and boosting its Asylum services.
Asylum, Migration, Transit
Press Release: Six Principles for Further Developing EU-Turkey Cooperation in Tackling the Migration Crisis16 March, 2016
Outlines 6 ways to improve the EU-Turkey relations, in order to face the migration crisis together.
Policy, European Union, European Commission, Resettlement, Asylum
Afghans on the Move: Seeking Protection and Refuge in Europe“In this journey I died several times; In Afghanistan you only die once”
1 January, 2016
During the last three decades Afghans have consistently constituted one of the single largest groups of Asylum seekers in European countries.
Migration routes, Mobility patterns, Journey to Europe, Asylum, Protection
1 January, 2016
The recent EU-Turkey Deal on irregular Migration and Refugees raised voices of humanitarian concerns with regards to the Protection of the rights of Syrian Refugees.