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Africa and the Global Illicit Economy - Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime EPISODE 15, 23rd December 2020
Shifting dynamics: Migration Trends Across the Mediterranean
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Shifting dynamics: Migration Trends Across the Mediterranean

Since the 2015 migrant crisis, restrictive measures, tougher policy interventions, and heightened securitization have become the hallmarks of border controls along the Mediterranean. Although it appears that these policy measures have had the desired effect, GI research reveals shifting dynamics and an interplay of cause and effect. In this episode, we investigate these dynamics and discuss them in the context of migrant pushbacks.

Presenter: Lindy Mtongana

Speakers:

Ali Zoubeidi, PhD in Public Law and Specialist in the Smuggling of Migrants in Morocco

Arezo Malakooti, Senior Fellow, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime

Katharina Natter,  Assistant Professor at the Institute of Political Science of Leiden University. 

Producer: Alexandria Sahai-Williams

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Migration Trends Across the Mediterranean: Piecing Together the Shifting Dynamics

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