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Migration and Border Policy links: Syrian small businesses, EU-Turkey deal, education by phone and more

Syrian refugees in Turkey (Photo: EU 2016 - European Parliament)


16 March 2017 15:21

By Daniel Thambar, an intern with the Lowy Institute’s Migration and Border Policy Project.

  • The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) launched a project to support 300 Syrian refugees setting up small businesses in Turkey.
  • Human Rights Watch analyses the impact of the EU-Turkey deal on asylum seekers in the Greek islands.
  • Writing for the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), Sarah Pierce analyses President Trump’s revised executive order on immigration.
  • MPI has published a joint report with the Asian Development Bank, which outlines the barriers to the free movement of professionals within the ASEAN region, and suggests strategies to overcome these hurdles.
  • Writing for Border Criminologies, Celia Rooney summarises some of the key legal and policy issues around unaccompanied minors in Europe. 
  • University of Freiburg’s Elias Steinhilper and University of Oxford’s Rob Gruijters analyse 16 years of data on border deaths in the Mediterranean.
  • In this Brookings Institution blog post, Sarah Dryden-Peterson, Negin Dahya and Dacia Douhaibi discuss how teachers are using mobile phones as education tools in refugee camps.
  • Writing for the World Economic Forum, Kai Chan outlines the socio-demographic characteristics of Europe’s refugees and highlights some of the challenges of integration.
  • MPI has published a report looking at how best to support positive integration outcomes for refugees.


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