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The External Dimension of EU Asylum Policy: Taking Speed or Fading Away?

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The asylum challenge currently faced by the European Union (EU) has a clear connection with the steep increase in migration flows through the Mediterranean Sea experienced in the last couple of years. Indeed, a large part of migrants attempting the dangerous trip across the Mediterranean are asylum seekers fleeing from wars and authoritarian regimes. The […]

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Foreign minors in Italy: over one million

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According to the latest data released by Istat (Italian National Statistical Institute), 509.000 children were born in Italy during 2014, the lowest record since Italian unification in 1861. More specifically, 5,000 less births were recorded in 2014 compared to the previous year. This significant decrease in the number of birth is also due to the […]

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Latest trends in remittances flows in Italy

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Migrant remittances represent one of the most important financial flows to developing countries: in fact, they help improving life conditions of households in countries of origin, while encouraging the development of less developed economies. The Bank of Italy reported a significant growth of remittances sent abroad through formal channels between 2005 and 2011 – from […]

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Promoting digital literacy of Roma people toward their active citizenship

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The project Promoting digital literacy of Roma people toward their active citizenship has reached its final stage. Started in 2013 the project is part of the Lifelong Learning Program (Grundtvig) promoted by the European Commission, DG Education and Training. The initiative is coordinated by the ISMU Foundation in partnership with the Association Rues et Cités […]

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The External Dimension of EU Asylum Policy: Taking Speed or Fading Away? Working-paper Ismu 2015, di Roberto Cortinovis

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The ISMU paper “The External Dimension of EU Asylum Policy: Taking Speed or Fading Away?” by Roberto Cortinovis analyses the role of the EU as a global actor in the field of asylum. The paper starts by describing the broader framework on which EU external action in the field of asylum is based, looking in […]

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