As the Syrian conflict grows in complexity, so too do the flows of people inside the country and into the neighbouring region. This Alert identifies three major shifts which will affect migration flows.
Out of (and inside) Africa: migration routes and their impacts
Brief - No12 - 19 April 2017
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’.