Open Borders: Libya, Italy and the Migrant Crisis
Publication Oct 2017

Open Borders: Libya, Italy and the Migrant Crisis

It gives us great pleasure to publish Open Borders: Libya, Italy and the Migrant Crisis.   

As part of its ongoing Libya programme, CMEC undertook a delegation to Catania in Sicily to investigate the issues underlying the challenge of the migration crisis facing Southern Europe. The delegation witnessed a migrant landing from a Save the Children search and rescue vessel, visited the largest migrant reception centre in Europe, met with representatives from UNHCR and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), and spoke to local officials, residents and journalists.

This publication reflects on these experiences and uncovers how an unstable Libya is becoming the world’s gateway for illegal immigration into Europe.

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