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RESPONDing Migration: Common trends in Migration Governance in Europe and Beyond

The 2015 Refugee crisis has been one of the most critical challenges the European Union has faced in the past decades. The crisis has revealed a number of criticalities, both at the level of the EU and at the level of member states, which determined severe deficiencies in the migration governance system…

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“Voluntary” Returns: Examining the Organised Returns of Syrian Refugees from Lebanon

Over the past year, returns of Syrian refugees from Lebanon have risen steadily. Of the nearly 1 million UN-registered Syrian refugees in Lebanon (a further 500,000 are estimated to be in the country informally), around 20,000 are reported to have returned. Every month, hundreds make the journey to Syria via one of the 5 official border crossings…

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