Latest publications on Borders
Life in limbo
The consequences of thwarted mobility for refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants in Serbia
While media attention largely has shifted to the central and western Mediterranean routes, thousands of refugees and other migrants continue to use the eastern route to Europe. This study highlights the situation of a largely forgotten population - refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants who are "stuck in transit" in Serbia along that eastern pathway. Such ‘limbo’ situations are likely to become increasingly common as the European Union further externalises its approach to border control.
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.
“Tolerated” but for how long?
Unwilling to claim asylum but unable to travel further, more than 4,400 refugees and other migrants in Serbia await legislation to determine their future.
New Research & Reports – June 2017
A summary of the latest resources on mixed migration in the Middle East
Animation – Lives on Hold
MMP's second animation shows how restrictive migration policies can negatively affect the lives of those forcibly displaced in the Middle East. A real story drawing upon our REACH-led report 'Separated Families: who stays, who goes and why?'
Animation – Alternative Routes to Europe
MMP’s first animation looks into some of the alternative routes taken by refugees and other migrants coming from the Middle East and trying to reach Europe over the last few years.