Latest publications on Syria
Monthly Summary – October 2017
From Syria to Spain
Syrian Migration to Europe via the Western Mediterranean route between 2015 and 2017
Youth on the move
Investigating decision-making, migration trajectories and expectations of young people on the way to Italy
This study sheds light on young people’s decision-making process and preparedness levels, the mechanisms shaping their migrations, and their expectations on the way to Europe.
Movement back to Syria: Scenarios
Possible developments in Syria and neighboring countries over the next nine months
MMP and partner organisation ACAPS held a workshop with experts in September to explore scenarios on different conditions that could impact Syrians moving back to their country. This report summarises five scenarios that potentially could happen through mid-2018, including the likelihood of the scenarios occurring and their impact on the humanitarian situation.”
Monthly Summary – August 2017
Monthly developments related to mixed migration by country - including reported arrivals, departures and internal displacement regarding cross-border movement - and discussion of relevant policy changes.
How powerful is policy?
The role of policy in shaping migrant decision-making
A short overview of the role of policy in shaping migration decisions. This article examines the extent to which policy has the power to influence the decisions made prior to leaving home and how such plans may alter throughout the course of the journey.
Monthly summary – July 2017
Although conflict in Mosul subsided and the number of civilian casualties in Iraq continued to go down, vulnerable populations remain stranded in numerous countries and displacement remained high. Movement from Turkey to Greece continued in July at low but dangerous levels.
Refugee Perceptions in Lebanon
Summary of Focus Group Discussions - Round Two
Ground Truth Solutions' report summarises the findings of eight focus group discussions conducted with Syrian refugees, Palestine refugees from Syria (PRS), and Palestine refugees from Lebanon (PRL) in four different governorates in Lebanon.