ReSOMA Project – Research Social platform On Migration and Asylum

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under the grant agreement 770730  

Radicalization processes and jihadism

The West is now confronted with a steep rise in political violence and with the spread of violent extremism, covering the whole spectrum of ideological sources. However, violent extremisms’ various manifestations all share the same goal: undermining inter-ethnic coexistence and...

Over 5,500 unaccompanied foreign minors landed in the first months of 2017

Press release ISMU Foundation Over 5,500 unaccompanied foreign minors landed in the first months of 2017, 20% more than the previous year Milan, 11th May 2017 According to ISMU Foundation elaborations, the landings on Italian coasts are non-stop: from January 1st to May 8th,...

France: a further step back for populism in Europe?

France: a further step back for populism in Europe?   “It is not certain that everything is uncertain.” Blaise Pascal, Les Pensées, 1669 08 May 2017 Opinion polls got it right. After months of campaign, M. Macron becomes the President of the French Republic for the five...

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...

Landing and the European Union

In 2016, Italy achieved a new record in terms of migrant landings: over 181 thousand arrivals through the Mediterranean Sea were recorded the past year, which accounts for 18% more than in 2015 (154,000 migrants landed on Italian shores) and more than in 2014, too, when 170...

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...