The European response and strategies in the Middle East

The European response and strategies in the Middle East: Iraq and Syrian conflicts, Islamic Terrorism and Humanitarian Crisis by Carlo Paternollo. Paper, september 2017 The humanitarian crisis in the Middle East, arising from the Syrian civil war and exacerbated by ISIS actions...

Contemporary Jihadism: a generational phenomenon

Contemporary Jihadism: a generational phenomenon By Giulia Mezzetti Contemporary jihadism can be described as a generational phenomenon, due to the young age of those involved in it, and to specific circumstances and characteristics concerning the generation they belong to. The...

Getting to the root of the problem. A policy perspective on how the EU is tackling migration through development

Getting to the root of the problem. A policy perspective on how the EU is tackling migration through development By Luca Merotta. Paper, July 2017 Confronted with consistent streams of migrants, the EU has progressively externalised its migration policy by embedding migration...

The Twenty-second Italian Report on Migrations 2016

In The Twenty-second Italian Report on Migrations 2016 ISMU Foundation highlights how the migratory phenomena and the complex challenges connected with them are becoming a test, not only for European policies on immigration and asylum but also for the existence of the European...

Violence Against Refugee and Migrant Women

Violence Against Refugee and Migrant Women. The Reproduction of Gender Discrimination and Inequality by Lia Lombardi, Paper, May 2017 The article discusses the issue of violence against women by analysing the forms of domination and subjugation that reproduce the violent dynamics...

The Rights and Health of Forced Migrants

Fact sheet, April 2017 by Veronica Merotta Although the European Parliament and the European Commission have recently stressed the importance of providing healthcare to vulnerable groups such as asylum seekers, the ap-plication of this principle has ultimately been given to...

Immigration, Europe and the French Elections

The present paper is published in the framework of Fondazione ISMU’s strategic line of research Immigration and the future of Europe Paper, April 2017 by Luca Merotta, Livia Ortensi, Marta Regalia and Pierre Georges Van Wolleghem In the prospect of the French elections,...

Reshaping the External Dimension of EU Asylum Policy: the Difficult Quest for a Comprehensive Approach

Reshaping the External Dimension of EU Asylum Policy: the Difficult Quest for a Comprehensive Approach by Roberto Cortinovis. Paper, January 2017 The increasingly protracted character of many displacement situations worldwide has led the international community to introduce...

The consistency of the link between EU scepticism and immigration issues

The consistency of the link between EU scepticism and immigration issues. A descriptive analysis of party positions by Pierre Georges Van Wolleghem The present paper is published in the framework of Fondazione ISMU’s strategic line of research Immigration and the future of...