Migratory Crisis in the Mediterranean: Managing Irregular Flows

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The current migratory crisis in the Mediterranean questions the European Union’s(EU) capacity to manage migratory flows. So far, the EU has placed a particularemphasis on border management, given a lack of political will that continuesto prevent more in depth institutional responses. The current situation in theMediterranean, and the EU’s response is a cause of concern due to the risk itrepresents to the human security of migrants, and the questions it raises regardingthe management of migratory flows within the EU. The major question to emergeduring this crisis is: How does the EU manage irregular migration flows whilesafeguarding migrants’ human rights?
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-6
Number of pages6
JournalStability: International Journal of Security & Development
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 12 May 2016


  • Migration
  • Migratory Crisis
  • Mediterranean

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