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
7 February, 2018
Following the important changes in migrant routes observed in the Mediterranean Sea in 2016, Italy became both one of the most important destination country and the first stop to reach other Europe
Missing Migrants, Migrant deaths, Irregular migration
21 November, 2017
As maritime arrivals to Europe rose sharply in 2015 and 2016, European policymakers renewed their focus on building partnerships with origin and transit countries in North Africa in an effort to br
Migration management, Cooperation
12 October, 2017
On the issue of migration, all eyes are now focused on the so-called central Mediterranean route, which runs primarily from Libya to Italy. Until July of this year, irregular crossings from Libya t
Migrants caught between tides and politics in the Mediterranean: an imperative for search and rescue at sea?
14 September, 2017
Search and rescue (SAR), Sea travel, Irregular migration
Harrowing Journeys - Children and youth on the move across the Mediterranean Sea, at risk of trafficking and exploitation12 September, 2017
Young migrants and refugees set out to escape harm or secure better futures – and face staggering risks in the process. For children and youth on the move via the Mediterranean Sea routes to Europe
Irregular migration, Trafficking, Exploitation, Safe migration, Children, Child migration
4 May, 2017
This report provides an in-depth analysis of the impact of EU policies in addressing the so-called European migration or refugee ‘crisis’ in 2015 and 2016.
Irregular migration, Cross-Mediterranean flow, Migrant deaths, EU Migration Policy
27 February, 2017
The dangerous journeys that tens of thousands of Eritreans are making across desert and sea to Europe are a striking example of how restrictive migration policies are having a devastating impact on
Irregular migration, EU Migration Policy, Search and rescue (SAR)
2 February, 2017
Between 2011 and 2016, some 630,000 irregular migrants and Refugees reached Italy via the Central Mediterranean.
Irregular migration, Emergency, Humanitarian assistance
World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial EngineeringJordan Georgiev Deliversky
1 January, 2017
Human Trafficking and Smuggling of migrants are criminal activities, which are on the rise over recent years.
Corruption, Migration, Security, Smuggling
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