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Matthieu TARDIS

Research Fellow, Center for Migration and Citizenship


Research Interests :

  • European asylum and immigration policies
  • Global governance of migration
  • Reception and integration of refugees and migrants in France 
  • Stakeholders in the field of immigration and asylum policies  (cities, non-profit organizations, private sector ...) 

 

Matthieu Tardis joined the Center for Migration and Citizenship in February 2015. He graduated from the Institute of High European Studies in Strasbourg. He also studied at the law Universities of Bordeaux and Oslo. Matthieu Tardis worked in a French refugee-assisting organization where he was involved in the enhancement of the expertise on migration policies in France, Europe and Tunisia through study activities and European and international projects.

His research expertise includes asylum, integration, international migrations and their impact on European policies.

All my publications
21/06/2021

EU policy on migration and asylum is being built for the last 20 years. But this process is today on hold although France and Germany support the same position on this matter. However, the “migration crisis” in 2015 highlighted the weakness of the Franco-German alliance and the extend to which...

26/02/2021
By: Christophe BERTOSSI, Amal EL OUASSIF, Matthieu TARDIS

While migration from Africa is the priority of European policies for the control of the European Union’s external borders, African migration dynamics are above all regional. Sub-Saharan migration is poorly connected to transcontinental flows: more than 70% remain in Africa.

09/03/2020
By: Matthieu TARDIS, Daniele ALBANESE

More than 70 million people were forcibly displaced at the end of 2018. In that context, more safe and legal pathways to countries of asylum is a crucial challenge for the international protection regime. A toolkit is available to States and UNHCR, more particularly refugee resettlement.

02/03/2020

Donald Trump’s election to the White House appeared to be the beginning of a profound change in the United States’ immigration policy. He reneged on bipartisan consensus that recognized the “positive contribution” of immigration to the country. This resulted in an increase in policies that...

26/07/2019

Since 2015, refugee resettlement programmes have grown significantly in Europe becoming a key component of European asylum strategy. In 2017, Emmanuel Macron committed to resettle in France 10,000 refugees until the end of 2019. Refugees from Syria and Africa are increasingly welcome in small...

07/02/2019

The “Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration” was adopted in Marrakesh on 10 and 11 December 2018, after 18 months of consultation and negotiation. It is presented as the first United Nations’ agreement on a comprehensive approach to international migration in all its aspects....

02/11/2017

In the week following Trump’s election, Ifri published a study to identify the likely changes in U.S. foreign policy. From the outset, this election appeared as a change in the U.S.’ trajectory, with consequences on the power relations and functioning of the international system.

31/03/2017

France’s current presidential campaign has created an unprecedented situation fuelled by revelations and a total absence of restraint, but it has not truly taken account of the disruptions of the last year: Brexit, the attempted coup in Turkey, the election of Donald Trump, the recapturing of...

All my medias
30/10/2019
By: Matthieu TARDIS, interviewed by ICMC  

Smaller municipalities and rural areas can be places where refugees are welcomed and where they can integrate more easily. People living in rural areas are very proud of their towns and often make an effort to mobilize and include newcomers in their communities.