16 June 2015

Regional Focus: More on Mediterranean Refugee Crisis


EU Justice and Home Affairs Council Press Conference [access]
- Follow link for archived webcast discussing today's meeting re. the EU's migration agenda (jump to 7:28 for Commissioner Avramopoulos).


Seminar: Managing Migration Flows in the Mediterranean? A Critical Appraisal, London, 25 June 2015 [info]
- Note: A limited number of places are available for NGO staff to attend free of charge.


EU Mounts New Maritime Operation to Tackle Mediterranean People Traffickers (EPRS, June 2015) [text]

"EU Naval Mission Nears Launch," Politico, 16 June 2015 [text]

The Legal and Political Feasibility of the EU’s Planned ‘War on Smuggling’ in Libya (EJIL Talk Blog, June 2015) [text]

Legal Obstacles to an ‘Australian Solution’ for Migrants in the Mediterranean (Oxford Human Rights Hub, June 2015) [text]

Martin Xuereb and Rescuing Migrants in the Mediterranean (CMS, May 2015) [access]
- Follow link for podcast.

Mediterranean Crossings in 2015 Already Top 100,000 (UNHCR, June 2015) [text]

Mediterranean Update (Missing Migrants Project, June 2015) [text]

Military Madness in the Med (Debating Development Blog, June 2015) [text]

Special Mediterranean Initiative: Plan for an Enhanced Operational Response, June-December 2015 (UNHCR, June 2015) [text]

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Mediterranean Observatory on Migration Protection and Asylum [access]
- Based in Malta, this new human rights organization "was created in response to the increasing flows of irregular migrants and asylum seekers and record levels of deaths across the Mediterranean."

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Europe (9 June 2015)

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