Transit no More

  • Angeliki Dimitriadi
Part of the Migration, Diasporas and Citizenship book series (MDC)


Chapter 6 looks at the year of 2015, the recent developments and events occurring in the south eastern Mediterranean and their impact on the Afghan migratory movement. Actors, structures and other determinants that formulate the migration are also stressed, while effectiveness of policies in place is debated. The EU attempts to introduce permanent mechanisms (relocation, mandatory quotas, redistribution) to manage migration; however, the context remains highly bureaucratic and narrow in focus, often insufficient to rise to the challenges mixed flow movement poses. A case can also be made about the need to integrate foreign policy with migration in pre-empting crises rather than responding to them as they happen.


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  • Angeliki Dimitriadi
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