„Burning at Europe’s Borders“

-- 2021: „Burning at Europe’s Borders“
by Isabella Alexander-Nathani, Book | read more

Isabella Alexander-Nathani (2021): Burning at Europe’s Borders. An Ethnography on the African Migrant Experience in Morocco, Oxford University Press I really appreciate books like this, written by courageous women who have spent years of activism and research together with with the people they write about.[…]

„Brennpunkt Westafrika“

-- 2022: „Brennpunkt Westafrika“
by Bernau, Olaf, Book | read more

Bernau, Olaf (2022): Brennpunkt Westafrika. Die Fluchtursachen und was Europa tun sollte, Beck-Verlag   Klappentext: Die Bekämpfung von Fluchtursachen ist in Europa spätestens seit 2015 zu einer Art Mantra avanciert. Viele Politiker:innen versprechen sich davon eine deutliche Reduzierung der Ankunftszahlen afrikanischer Migrant:innen, auch in Verbindung[…]

Effectiveness of EU-funded information campaigns

-- 2021: Effectiveness of EU-funded information campaigns
by Molenaar, F. and Jucker, J., Broshure / PDF | read more

To gain further insights in the effect that information campaigns have on (prospective) migrants, this study therefore uses survey data collected among 584 respondents, comprising West African migrants, returned Malian migrants, and Malian citizens without a history of migration, while showing them the video described[…]

Data Collection & Mobility Control

-- 2020: Data Collection & Mobility Control
by Migreurop, Brief / PDF | read more

  Studies on “bordering” are largely concerned with more visible technologies, such as fences, radars or drones. But recent technologies’ advantages are being generalised under the pretext of protecting exiles, providing them with a service or even reinforcing their autonomy. These supposed protections are a[…]

Land Grabbing in Africa

-- 2021: Land Grabbing in Africa
by Land Matrix, Website | read more

The Africa Regional Focal Point (RFP) of Land Matrix covers the whole of the African continent, which is the most targeted region for large-scale land acquisitions (LSLAs) in the global south. The considerable differences across Africa in terms of scale, intention, and investors suggest that[…]

Cross-border Movements from Burkina Faso and Mali

-- 2021: Cross-border Movements from Burkina Faso and Mali
by Ihring, Diana and Judith Meskers, Broshure / PDF | read more

This report is based on a review of existing literature and interviews with key informants, as well as some additional surveys conducted by the MMC with refugees and migrants themselves at the border between Burkina Faso and Cote d’Ivoire. Based on information available as of[…]

Creating Refugees

-- 2020: Creating Refugees
by Vine, David, Cala Coffman, Katalina Khoury, Madison Lovasz, Helen Bush, Rachel Leduc, Jennifer Walkup, Article | read more

Like other wars throughout history, the U.S. post-9/11 wars have caused millions of people—the vast majority, civilians—to fear for their lives and flee in search of safety. Millions have fled air strikes, bombings, artillery fire, drone attacks, gun battles, and rape. People have fled the[…]

Climate Change and Migration

-- 2021: Climate Change and Migration
by EU Presidency, Limite Paper | read more

Over the past 20 years, the EU repeatedly addressed the climate change – migration nexus in communications related mainly to the external dimension of migration. More prominently, the EU’s Global Approach to Migration and Mobility acknowledged the regional relevance of climate-related migration, proposing development and[…]

Turkey in the Sahel

-- 2021: Turkey in the Sahel
by Armstrong, Hannah, Article | read more

Ankara is strengthening ties with Sahelian capitals, building mosques and hospitals and opening up export markets. Its defence pact with Niamey has led rivals to suspect its intentions. Turkey and other outside powers should do what they can to avoid unnecessary additional competition in the[…]

Technological Testing Grounds

-- 2020: Technological Testing Grounds
by Molnar, Petra, Broshure, PDF | read more

As a response to increased migration into the European Union over the last few years, many states and international organizations involved in migration management are exploring technological experiments in various domains such as border enforcement, decision-making, and data mining. These experiments range from Big Data[…]

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