The loss of over a thousand human lives in an effort to cross the Mediterranean has once again drawn media and political attention to the challenges that the EU is facing in governing irregular migration and asylum in the region. However, what seems to be still missing is our (experts’ and policy makers’) understanding of what drives people to put their lives at risk in search of a better future.The policy paper offers recommendations to the Greek government, policy makers and practitioners based on the results of the IRMA project.

You can download the policy paper here.