• Reforming Europe’s common asylum system – will member states back it? The Common European Asylum System is in the process of being reformed. What about the system needs to change and can an agreement of the EU Member States be expected? A review of the Commission’s new policy proposal.read more

    Reforming Europe’s common asylum system – will member states back it?

    The Common European Asylum System is in the process of being reformed. What about the system needs to change and can an agreement of the EU Member States be expected? A review of the Commission’s new policy proposal.read more
  • Q&A: how closed borders detour migrant routes Can the EU ‘close’ the Western Balkans route? How? Will Turkey also shut its borders? As a consequence, which new migrant routes will emerge? ICMPD experts have put together an overview with frequently asked questions about the effect that borders have on migration flows.read more

    Q&A: how closed borders detour migrant routes

    Can the EU ‘close’ the Western Balkans route? How? Will Turkey also shut its borders? As a consequence, which new migrant routes will emerge? ICMPD experts have put together an overview with frequently asked questions about the effect that borders have on migration flows.read more
  • 2016 will be a decisive year for Turkey and the EU There is no doubt that Turkey plays a key role in managing the migration and refugee crisis. 2016 will be a challenging and decisive year: Turkey and the EU have to implement the Joint Action Plan signed in November of last year. In a two-part blog article, ICMPD experts analyse Turkey’s approach to migration and cooperation with the EU. read more

    2016 will be a decisive year for Turkey and the EU

    There is no doubt that Turkey plays a key role in managing the migration and refugee crisis. 2016 will be a challenging and decisive year: Turkey and the EU have to implement the Joint Action Plan signed in November of last year. In a two-part blog article, ICMPD experts analyse Turkey’s approach to migration and cooperation with the EU. read more

ICMPD Events

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24 May–25 May
Khartoum, Sudan:
Khartoum Process: Thematic Meeting on People Smuggling
24 May–27 May
Dushanbe, Tajikistan:
MIEUX: Informational Session on Trafficking in Human Beings and Migrant Smuggling Crimes
30 May– 1 Jun
Mexico City, Mexico:
MIEUX: Regional workshop on assistance and protection of unaccompanied migrant children

News

Press Release: ICMPD establishes Coordination and Cooperation Center for Migration in the Mediterranean Valletta, 25 May 2016 – Six months after the Valletta Summit of Migration there are concerns that the Mediterranean could again be the epicentre of irregular migration-flows. With this in mind, the Foreign Minister of Malta, George Vella, and the Director General of ICMPD (International Center for

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ICMPD contributes to 12th Central Asia Border Security Initiative (CABSI) Conference
From 27-28 April, Bishkek hosted the 12th Central Asia Border Security Initiative Conference, gathering over 100 international participants to discuss modern integrated border management (IBM) approach to strengthen the security of borders while facilitating legitimate movements and trade.

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Cooperating at local level to ensure coherence between migration and development
The fifth in a series of workshops on the migration and development nexus, organised by ICMPD for the Directorate General of Migration Management, took place in Istanbul on 31 March – 1 April.

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Integrated Border Management is not a ‘one size fits all’ concept
With the increasing mobility of persons and goods in times of fear of terrorism and organised crime, states need to ensure the right balance between open, while at the same time secured and controlled borders. ‘Integrated Border Management’ (IBM) can combine these two objectives.

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