European Parliament Migration Infographics an informative website from the European Parliamentary Research Service. It provides statistics and infographics on irregular border crossings into the EU; asylum applications and decisions; different asylum procedures within the member states; EU budget on migration, and definitions of some key concepts, such as asylum seeker, Frontex or irregular migrants.
The Migrant Project uses channels that are easiest to access and most influential among likely migrant communities. That includes talking in person or over the phone to a counselor in your own language; a website optimized for browsing on a smartphone; social media and facebook page; or informational events hosted in local communities. The Migrant Project is active on the ground in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Europe.
‘Secret Spectacles, the Story of a Migrant Spy’ is the story of an undercover migrant from Ghana who, after having heard about West African migrants dying on their way to Europe on the radio, decided to put himself in the hands of human smugglers. He traveled 3,000 miles across the desert to document the atrocities many migrants have to face during their journeys. The story has been produced by Joel Gunter and featured in The Guardian, both written and as a radio documentary.
InfoMigrants is a news and information site for migrants to counter misinformation at every point of their journey: in their country of origin, along the route, or in the places where they hope to start a new life. InfoMigrants is available in five languages: French, Arabic, English, Dari, and Pashto. The website features ‘personal stories’ of migrants who share their stories.
‘A Deadly Journey for Children’ is a report from UNICEF published in 2015, as part of a series of publications highlighting the challenges faced by children in various crisis situations. It focuses on refugee and migrant children and women transiting the Central Mediterranean migration route from North Africa to Europe. The briefing presents findings on the sexual violence, exploitation, abuse, and detention they suffer.
‘Migration Control’ is a transnational and cooperative research project from the German newspaper Taz. More than 25 journalists, academics and freelancers have been researching since 2016 the impacts of migration policies of the Europen Union in 21 countries. They wanted to explore what is being done to prevent migration, how much money does it actually flow, which consequences does this have for people in Africa and who the winners and losers of this policy are.
Refugee.info is a project from the NGO Signpost. The platform provides information on different topics, such as work permissions, health services or education for migrants in Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria, and Italy. Signpost has developed different apps and services which, through a portfolio of digital tools, provide accurate, accessible and timely information that matters most to people affected by conflict and disaster.
scalingfences Voices of irregular migrant Africans to Europe- For many who choose the path of irregular migration, the inheritance of a brighter future at home in Africa seems out of reach. Disinherited from Africa’s promise and seeing no viable path toward the higher aspirations they hold for themselves, a growing number of educated, driven young Africans are opting to migrate irregularly to Europe in search of greater opportunity.
The largest flow of modern African migration funnels through a single country — Libya. Coming from the south, migrants flee the vestiges of wars that have left entire nations in ruin. From the east, they escape a life of indefinite military servitude and violent conflict. From the west, they evade destitution and governments that arbitrarily jail whomever they please.
Migrant Media Network is a project by r0g_agency funded by the German Foreign Office. It seeks to foster an informed decision-making process regarding migration to Europe by creating awareness on migration issues & social media sensitization.
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