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Regular Entry Procedures to Europe for Persons in Need of International Protection and the Willingness of European States to Prevent Deaths in the Mediterranean

Regular entry procedures

Introduction The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) estimated that 51.2 million individuals worldwide were forced to leave their homes because of war, persecution, generalized violence and human rights violations by the end of 2013.1 This was the biggest flight movement since World War II.2 Out of them, 33.3 million were internally displaced persons, 16.7 million were refugees and 1.2 million asylum ...

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‘Migrants Matter’ – Behind the scenes!

Migrants matter

The Birth of Migrants Matter It all started in Venice, in a classroom full of students from all over the world. It was the 3rd of October 2013 and news of the shipwreck close to the small Italian island of Lampedusa, which cost the lives of over 360 migrants from Libya, had shocked us. As students of human rights, coming from different ...

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