Migreurop organised on 19 April 2023 a public webinar to analyse the ongoing EU reforms on migration and asylum, and their impacts along the exile routes. This webinar was organised in collaboration with La Cimade, Ciré, CNCD-11.11.11 and Statewatch. The first part of the webinar aims to update information on current EU reforms, including the European Pact on Asylum and Migration (see here Migreurop’s position paper on the subject) and the reform of the Schengen Borders Code. The second part (...)
Podcast and photo report : The detention camps on the Greek islands of Kos and Leros
The consequences of the "hotspot approach" on the fundamental rights of people on the move
This 7-episode podcast, produced with the "studio son" of la Parole errante demain in the Greek islands of Kos and Leros, lends the voices of migrant people stranded on these islands, as well as of the people working or volunteering alongside them. It highlights and denounces the hotspot approach which only serves to sort, lock up and deport migrant people.
The implementation of the "hotspot approach" by the European Union (EU) in 2015, and the signing of the EU-Turkey migration agreement (...)
UK-French Border Mission 2022
In the framework of session n°24 of the programme "Echanges & Partenariats" (member of the IPAM network), Pierre Menzildjian went to Calais on behalf of Migreurop within the Platform of Migrant Support (PSM) from September 2021 to April 2022. During this five-month mission, he was able to investigate the evolution of the increasing militarisation of the UK-French border, as well as the impact of the Brexit on the rights of exiles.
Following the Brexit, and despite some divergences (...)
LOCKED UP AND EXCLUDED
Informal and illegal detention in Spain, Greece, Italy and Germany
The report of Migreurop “Locked up and excluded": Informal and illegal detention in Spain, Greece, Italy and Germany” looks back at how four EU member states practiced the administrative detention of non- nationals in 2019. The report shows how, in both first arrival countries such as Italy, Greece and Spain and in a presumed destination country, Germany, the detention of non-nationals is evolving, taking new forms and based on new grounds. In particular, this report argues that, in 2019, (...)
Policies of non-acceptance of migrants in Tunisia : humanitarian actors at the service of European security policies
Joint mission report FTDES Migreurop - June 2020
« The answer is clear, and the rejection is definite… We do not have the adequate capabilities and abilities to establish accommodation centers ». With these words, Mr. Taher Cherif, the Tunisian Ambassador to the European Union, expressed the rejection of Tunisia to establish camps within its territory to receive and “assemble” migrants that the European Union refuses to take. This rejection was in response to the European Commission’s proposal to create a “Landing Platform” in North Africa for (...)