Decrypting ICMPD

Despite its substantial growth since its establishment in 1993, the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) is still a relatively small organization in terms of staff and budget compared to other key actors of the EU border regime. Over the years however, ICMPD turned[…]

Abolish Frontex

Frontex is the European Union’s border agency and is a key actor in enforcing the EU’s border regime. It is responsible for systemic human rights violations through its operations; involvement in deportations; cooperation with third countries, and role in strengthening EU borders. The EU’s border[…]

Pushing Back Responsibility

Between January and April 2021 civil society organizationsin 6 different countries collected testimonies of 2162 cases of pushbacks, including chain pushbacks over multiple countries. The rights violations were recorded at different borders in Italy, Greece, Serbia, Bosnia-and-Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Hungary. Over a third of pushbacks[…]

Balkanbrücke Online

Menschen auf der Flucht werden an den Außengrenzen der EU systematisch entrechtet und kriminalisiert. Gewalt, Schüsse und illegale Push-Backs sind inzwischen traurige Normalität entlang der Balkanroute. Menschen leben unter elenden Bedingungen in Lagern, auf der Straße oder in improvisierten selbstorganisierten Camps und werden Opfer von[…]

Financing Border Wars

This report seeks to explore and highlight the extent of today’s global border security industry, by focusing on the most important geographical markets—Australia, Europe, USA—listing the human rights violations and risks involved in each sector of the industry, profiling important corporate players and putting a[…]

Return Mania

The research provides an overview of the current return policies and practices in the Euro-Mediterranean region and sheds a light on the violations of human rights entailed by this “return obsession”, which is shared across Member States, EU institutions and third countries alike. The report[…]

Der neue EU-Migrationspakt

Als Reaktion auf die humanitäre Katastrophe an der EU-Außengrenze, will die Europäische Union ihren bereits ausgearbeiteten Migrationspakt noch in diesem Frühsommer verabschieden. Das Wandplakat Des Bildungswerks Berlin der Heinrich Böll Stiftung erläutert grundsätzliche Kritik an diesem Vorhaben. Als Reaktion auf die sich zuspitzende Lage für[…]

Dossier Klimaflucht

Auf der Flucht vor dem Klima Migration in Zeiten des Klimawandels und im Schatten von Corona Immer mehr Menschen sind schon heute gezwungen, ihre Heimat wegen der Auswirkungen des sich verändernden Klimas zu verlassen. Doch was versteht man unter Umweltflüchtlingen? Genießen sie einen besonderen Schutz?[…]

The Big Wall

An ActionAid investigation into how Italy tried to stop migration from Africa, using EU funds, and how much money it spent                     There are satellites, drones, ships, cooperation projects, police posts, repatriation flights, training centers. They[…]

From the Sea to the City

FROM THE SEA TO THE CITY A CITY CONFERENCE FOR A WELCOMING EUROPE Born on World Refugee Day 2020 (June 20th), the From the Sea to the City Consortium launched a campaign to demand that cities, civic initiatives and governments address the human and political[…]

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