Out of (and inside) Africa: migration routes and their impacts

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Series Details No.12, April 2017
Publication Date 19/04/2017
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The migration crisis in the central Mediterranean is proving to be a formative experience for the EU, in a similar way to the migration crisis of the 1990s. After several months of improvisation, the long-term impact on its foreign policy is gradually becoming clear.

Three new features are identifiable in European thinking: the idea of ‘flows’, ‘pools’ and ‘bridges’.

Source Link https://www.iss.europa.eu/content/out-and-inside-africa-migration-routes-and-their-impacts
Related Links
ESO: Information Guide: European Migration Challenges http://www.europeansources.info/record/information-guide-european-migration-challenges/
ESO: Background information: Central Mediterranean Route: Commission proposes Action Plan to support Italy, reduce pressure and increase solidarity, July 2017 http://www.europeansources.info/record/central-mediterranean-route-commission-proposes-action-plan-to-support-italy-reduce-pressure-and-increase-solidarity/
ESO: Background information: Refugee and migrant flows through Libya on the rise – report (UNHCR, July 2017) http://www.europeansources.info/record/refugee-and-migrant-flows-through-libya-on-the-rise-report/
ESO: Background information: Don’t close borders, manage them: how to improve EU policy on migration through Libya [ECFR: Policy Memo, June 2017] http://www.europeansources.info/record/dont-close-borders-manage-them-how-to-improve-eu-policy-on-migration-through-libya/
ESO: Background information: Italy and Germany call for EU mission on Libyan border, May 2017 http://www.europeansources.info/record/italy-and-germany-call-for-eu-mission-on-libyan-border/

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