euflagMEDMIG Research Brief: ‘Understanding the dynamics of migration to Greece and the EU’ is included in Think Tank Review of the Council of the EU (p. 37).

This Research Brief presents findings in relation to refugees and migrants who traveled via the Eastern Mediterranean Route from Turkey to Greece during 2015. The research took place in collaboration with ELIAMEP between September 2015 and January 2016

The Brief focuses on four main themes: a) The factors affecting the decision to leave, b) Journeys and routes taken to reach Greece, c) Intended destinations of those migrating, and d) the use of smugglers to facilitate the journey. Υοu can find here more information.