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Migration and the Borders of Europe


The European migration and asylum policy has reached a dead-end while control of European external borders rely on agreements contracted with third countries (Turkey, Libya, Morocco, Niger, etc.).

This strategy of border control externalisation interfers with regional migratory movements, particularly in the Sub-Saharan area where nearly 7 out of 10 migrants remain in the region.

Matthieu TARDIS

Research Fellow, Center for Migration and Citizenship

Christophe BERTOSSI

Senior research fellow (PhD Habil.) and Director of the Center for Migration and Citizenship


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