Disembarkation platforms

Banksy Art

  Disembarkation platforms & controlled centers Disembarkation platforms and controlled centers are concepts that have been explored at recent EU meetings. What would the main objectives of the proposed regional disembarkation platforms be? The concept of regional disembarkation platforms has […]

Refugees on the Aegean Islands

Pikpa is an open refugee camp in Mytilini, Lesvos, Greece. This camp is formed by a collective of individuals that include volunteers and residents in addition to groups and organisations who contribute. An example of an organisation who contributes would be […]

The List of Deaths

Alfred Gell considered how ‘artworks are like social agents, in that they are the outcome of social initiatives which reflect a specific, socially inculcated sensibility’. Banu Cennetoğlu’s work which is currently on view at the Chisenhale Gallery, in London, is […]

Europe is using smartphone data as a weapon to deport refugees | WIRED UK

“European leaders need to bring immigration numbers down, and metadata on smartphones could be just what they need to start sending migrants back” In short this is the antithesis of the use of tech/data that MyInform was conceived to address.  […]

Migration Flows in the Mediterranean

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It has been estimated that 30,971 migrants and refugees arrived in Europe between January and April 2018 according to DTM data. These figures represent a 39% decrease to the 50,400 registered figures for January to April 2017.  What are registered […]

Inside the EU’s flawed $200 million migration deal with Sudan

http://www.irinnews.org/special-report/2018/01/30/inside-eu-s-flawed-200-million-migration-deal-sudan

This article was originally published by IRIN News, a news agency specialised in reporting humanitarian crises. It is by Caitlin L. Chandler, longform and investigative journalist focused on human rights. Inside the EU’s flawed $200 million migration deal with Sudan. Without addressing the root causes […]

Winterization in Kara Tepe camp, Lesvos

Kara Tepe drone picture

Depending so highly on a single donor makes UNHCR the operational arm of the EU’s shortsighted policies. This is the third winter for UNHCR in Greece… Winterization is a word used in the humanitarian world to describe a number of […]

A Glimpse into the Future

future of migration

A glimpse into the future, what are the current challenges facing the phenomenon of global migration? How has the debate around migration changed in the last 10 years and how will it continue to develop over the next decade? What […]

Migrants Skills to Thrive

international migration

  Michael Clemens, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development and Research Managing International Migration  “The world urgently needs better tools to manage international migration. But few agree on how to make those tools, or even which ones we need. We […]

Coding Skills in Africa

“Africa Code Week October 2017, we dug deep into the world of coding with Claire Gillissen-Duval, the Co-Founder and Global Lead of Africa Code Week.” A brilliant exposition on the importance of coding training and jobs for the displaced, an […]