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  • ERA VENUTA DA MOLTO LONTANO NOTE, APPUNTI E NUOVE TRAIETTORIE DI PRINCESA

    La pubblicazione di Princesa introduce nello scenario letterario italiano alcune questioni ignorate dalla maggior parte del mondo editoriale di quegli anni. Le sue subalternità irrompono prepotentemente nella scena pubblica, accendendo i riflettori su importanti problematiche sociali e politiche. Sebbene la sua pubblicazione sia legata alla narrativa migratoria e a quella...

  • Per i migranti e lavoratori giornalieri del Nepal, il lockdown è più pericoloso del coronavirus

    Il paese himalayano del Nepal sta affrontando un'enorme sfida nel dare protezione e fare tornare in sicurezza i migliaia di cittadini nepalesi che, spostandosi per motivi di lavoro, sono ora bloccati [en, come i link successivi, salvo diversa indicazione] al confine tra il Nepal e l'India, oltre che in altre...

  • "Eden", série lucide et humaine sur la crise migratoire

    La co-production franco-allemande d'Arte aborde en six épisodes la problématique de l'accueil des réfugiés en Europe. Une fresque contemporaine ancrée dans la réalité, actuellement diffusée sur la RTS. Sur une plage grecque, des touristes profitent de leurs vacances quand un canot pneumatique vient s’échouer. Une cinquantaine de réfugiés débarquent et...

  • Migrant key workers: time to act

    Migrants are at the forefront of the Covid-19 response worldwide: nearly 50% of agricultural workers in the US are foreign-born, as are 33% of doctors in the UK. Importantly, everyone is now talking about ‘them’, the immigrants, the heroes. (...)

  • Fewer migrants to Europe, bigger problems for Africa

    Migration from Africa to Europe is increasingly being framed as a security threat to states and societies. The result is tighter border controls and visa policies. These efforts have led to fewer African migrants reaching Europe, but have also had several unintended negative consequences. European Union (EU) policies to deter...

  • Expert voice: Migration communication and new approaches to target-group engagement

    In the context of increased polarisation of the migration topic among the public and policy sphere in Europe, communication on migration has gained importance: In order to reduce information gaps, build trust and gain acceptance for migration policies, innovative ways of engaging the public are needed. An initiative from Austria...

  • Mapping ENI SPCs migrants in the Euro-Mediterranean region: An inventory of statistical sources

    International migration is a key policy concern for Euro-Mediterranean cooperation. Migration and development, especially, is one of the four priority areas of the Global Approach to Migration and Mobility (GAMM), the overarching framework for the EU external migration policy adopted in 2005 and renewed in 2011. The Mobility Partnerships (MP)...

  • Covid-19 and migration: Europe must resist a populist pill

    Last week, the European Union closed all Schengen area borders in an attempt to stem the coronavirus pandemic, of which the Old Continent is now the epicentre. This drastic response, which some consider to be the product of a weak and slow European administration, has also fed into the populist...

  • Director General at UN Human Rights Council side-event

    On 24 February 2020, ICMPD’s Director General was a panelist at the High-Level Panel Discussion “A New Balanced Narrative on Migration – Attaining rights-based migration policy through a balanced public debate on migration” in Geneva. The panelists were Hon. Evarist Bartolo, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Malta, H.E...