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Politique étrangère Articles from Politique Etrangère
Catherine WIHTOL DE WENDEN

Migratory Flows in the Mediterranean Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 3, Autumn 2015

The current crisis in the Mediterranean is a part of an unprecedented global migratory movement. 

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The three areas of the Mediterranean: the Maghreb-Europe, the Balkans, and the Middle East, each present particular characteristics of population displacement. But whether they are refugees – whose numbers are constantly increasing – or economic migrants, Europe’s mechanisms for dealing with them remain essentially national and are failing to adapt to the demands of this new situation.

 

You can read this paper in French: Une nouvelle donne migratoire

 

Article published in Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 3, Autumn 2015

 

Keywords
asylum migrations European Union Mediterranean sea