Migrants and Refugees: Impact and Future Policies

December 2015


On 17 December, the Centre for Strategic Studies hosted a workshop in Amman as part of the activities of the EuroMeSCo working package dedicated to migration and refugee challenges in the Mediterranean. The Workshop was organised in the framework of the project, co-financed by the European Union and the IEMed.

The authors of the Joint Policy Study presented their initial findings to other researchers of the network and practitioners. After a general introduction setting the main trends, the discussion focused on the economic and social integration of migrants and refugees in three southern Mediterranean countries receiving the biggest number of refugees: Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey.  This was then compared to the situation of Greece, the main gate for refugees entering the European Union.

The present report is a summary of main points raised in workshop discussions.

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