Migration

Let Their People Drown - The EUs Self-inflicted Migration Drama

Let Their People Drown: The EU’s Self-inflicted Migration Drama

Twenty-five years of European border restrictions have not only failed to curb immigration but have actually had counterproductive results — through an increase in irregular migration and an increasing dependence of migrants on smugglers, argues UNU-MERIT Prof. Hein de Haas.

Why Prejudice is a Global Security Threat


Today, migration-related phenomena can affect both the international security of states and the human security of people. UNU’s Valeria Bello explains why this complex issue should not be tainted by prejudice.

What Would it Mean to End Statelessness by 2024?

Statelessness can place people among the most vulnerable, disenfranchised and impoverished within a society. It is crucial, therefore, to ensure that stateless persons are included in the development of global goals relating to human development, poverty eradication and access to rights.