Journeys of vulnerability from Syria to Europe
Addressing the vulnerability of people affected by the Syrian crisis is necessary to prevent their exploitation at the hands of human traffickers. In Syria and the surrounding countries, this means providing access to basic needs and services in the short term. It means providing more resettlem
Michael Spindelegger elected Director General
Former Austrian Vice-Chancellor and Minister will take office at the International Centre for Migration Policy Development in January. In this leadership role, Mr Spindelegger will define the strategic direction of the organisation and contribute to shaping European migration policies.
The refugee crisis outside of Europe is much worse
There is a refugee crisis happening right now. Millions of Syrians have fled from their homes, fearing violence, sexual abuse, child abuse, forced conscription into the army and death. The countries where they are seeking refuge are overwhelmed.
Distribution key: when, who and where to?
Reaching consensus on the emergency relocation of 120.000 refugees and ‘quota’, a thorn in Eastern Europe’s side, will remain a subject for debate in the coming weeks. This article analyses the contentious proposed distribution key