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06 Nov 2019 description

OVERVIEW

Between 1 January and 30 September 2019, some 81,300 refugees and migrants arrived via the three Mediterranean routes from North Africa and Turkey. Most crossed the Eastern Mediterranean from Turkey. Arrivals in 2019 most commonly originated from Afghanistan, Syria, Morocco and Algeria.

In 2019, 46% of arrivals were men, 21% women and 33% children.

05 Nov 2019 description

The second publication of the annual Mixed Migration Review by the Mixed Migration Centre offers updates on global mixed migration trends and policy events while examining future trends and expectations in a wide range of sectors and their impact on mixed migration. The Keeping track and Managing flows sections respectively set out the year’s key mixed migration trends across the globe and summarise selected policy and legislative developments.

01 Nov 2019 description

TRENDS AND KEY FIGURES

Over 19,900 refugees and migrants arrived in Europe via the three Mediterranean routes in September 2019. In the first nine months of the year, the number of refugees and migrants arriving in Europe by these three routes dropped by 21% from 102,700 in 2018 to 81,000 in 2019. Most refugees and migrants entering Europe via the Mediterranean routes this year did so via Greece.

28 Oct 2019 description
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Asamblea General
Documentos Oficiales
Septuagésimo cuarto período de sesiones
Suplemento núm. 12 (A/74/12)

I. Introducción

28 Oct 2019 description
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Assemblée générale
Documents officiels
Soixante-quatorzième session
Supplément no 12

I. Introduction

24 Oct 2019 description
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General Assembly
Official Records
Seventy-fourth Session
Supplement No. 12

I. Introduction

22 Oct 2019 description

La majorité referait le voyage malgré les risques

New York – Les migrants irréguliers qui ont effectué le périlleux voyage de l’Afrique vers l’Europe le referaient, même conscients des dangers. Environ 93 % des près de 2 000 migrants en situation irrégulière interrogés ont connu le danger durant leur voyage, mais seulement 2 % ont déclaré qu’ils seraient restés chez eux s’ils avaient eu connaissance des risques.

21 Oct 2019 description

The Scaling Fences: Voices of Irregular African Migrants to Europe report presents the results of an extensive study exploring the perspectives and experiences of 1970 individuals who migrated through irregular routes from Africa to Europe, originating from 39 African countries.

Its aim is to contribute to a better understanding of the relationship between migration and development. The Scaling Fences report is the second major review of contemporary development issues affecting Africa to be published by UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Africa.

Highlights

08 Oct 2019 description

A total of 66,268 migrants and refugees arrived in Europe through different land and sea routes between January and August 2019, 24 per cent less than the same period last year when 87,611 sea and land arrivals were reported, 50 per cent less than the 133,390 arrivals registered in this period of 2017 and 78 per cent less than the 296,512 registered during this period in 2016.

25 Jul 2019 description

OVERVIEW

Between 1 January and 30 June 2019, some 37,100 refugees and migrants arrived via the three Mediterranean routes from North Africa and Turkey. Most crossed the Eastern Mediterranean from Turkey. Arrivals in 2019 most commonly originated from Afghanistan,
Morocco, Syria and Mali.

In 2019, 57% of arrivals were men, 18% women and 25% children.

10 Jul 2019 description

THE YEAR IN REVIEW

By Dr Marc Biot, Dr Isabelle Defourny, Marcel Langenbach, Kenneth Lavelle, Bertrand Perrochet and Teresa Sancristoval, Directors of Operations

20 Jun 2019 description

Overview

Between 1 January and 31 May 2019, 1,561 refugees and migrants arrived in Italy by sea, compared to 13,430 in the same period last year. In May 2019, 782 individuals reached Italian shores. This is considerably higher than monthly sea arrivals between January and April 2019, when between 60 and 262 persons were registered each month at landing points in southern Italy.

Nationality of arrivals

18 Jun 2019 description

TRENDS AND KEY FIGURES

In May, 6,300 refugees and migrants arrived to Europe, primarily via Greece, Spain and Italy. Overall arrivals to Greece increased marginally compared with the previous month (3,198 versus 3,020), while arrivals to Spain (1,928 versus 1,539) increased by 20% and those to Italy rose (255 versus 782). So far this year just over 27,800 refugees and migrants arrived to Europe via the three Mediterranean routes compared to 43,569 that arrived in the same period last year, marking a 36% decrease.

28 May 2019 description

Overview

Between 1 January and 30 April 2019, 779 refugees and migrants arrived in Italy by sea, compared to 9,467 in the same period last year. In April 2019, 255 individuals reached Italian shores. This is comparable to monthly sea arrivals in March this year, when 262 persons were registered at landing points in southern Italy.

Nationality of arrivals

15 May 2019 description

Arrivals to Europe between January and December 2018

Between January and December 2018, some 30,085 children arrived in Greece, Italy, Spain and Bulgaria, of whom 12,717 (42%) were unaccompanied or separated children (UASC). Arrival of children overall in 2018 dropped by 7% compared to 2017 (32,963).

Greece

15 May 2019 description

In April, almost 4,700 refugees and migrants entered Europe, primarily via Greece, Spain and Italy. Overall arrivals to Greece decreased compared with the previous month (2,887 versus 3,159), while arrivals to Spain (1,540 versus 1,000) increased by 55% and those to Italy remained consistent (273 versus 262). So far this year almost 20,600 refugees and migrants arrived to Europe via the three Mediterranean routes compared to over 30,900 that arrived in the same period last year, marking a 33% decrease.

25 Apr 2019 description

Overview

Between 1 January and 31 March 2019, 524 refugees and migrants arrived in Italy by sea, compared to 6,296 and 24,292 in the same period in 2018 and 2017, respectively. In March 2019, 262 individuals reached Italian shores. This is the highest number of monthly sea arrivals since the beginning of 2019 (in January and February 2019, 202 and 60 refugees and migrants arrived by sea, respectively.

Nationality of arrivals