This report examines migrants’ vulnerability to human trafficking and exploitation by exploring risk and protective factors associated with unsafe migration, through the systematic evidence collected by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Displacement Tracking Matrix operations in
Between January and November 2017, there were 176,042 sea and land arrivals to Europe. 93% of migrants and asylum seekers have crossed the Mediterranean and were registered in Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Spain (164,754).
As of 30 November 2017, there are approximately 3,7 million foreign nationals present on Turkish territory seeking international protection. Most of them are Syrians 3,359,915 who were granted temporary protection status. In addition, there are 591,971 foreign nationals holding residency permit s
This report presents the profile of migrants and refugees travelling from Pakistan along the Central and the Eastern Mediterranean routes and interviewed under IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) activities in 2016 and 2017.
There were 160,247 arrivals to Europe this year, a 55% decrease compared to October 2016 (total of 355,356). 70% of all sea arrivals are registered in Italy (111,397). As of 31 October, 31,451 people benefited from the EU relocation scheme, 21,209 from Greece and 10,242 from Italy.
This report presents the results of a round carried out by IOM field staff in Italy (Central Mediterranean route) and Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Kosovo*, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (Eastern Mediterranean route) from February to September 2017. 77% of
As of 2 November 2017, there are approximately 3,6 million foreign nationals present on Turkish territory seeking international protection. Most of them are Syrians 3,285,533 who were granted temporary protection status. In addition, there are 586,834 foreign nationals holding residency permit st
This brief summarizes results from the report “Migrant Vulnerability to Human Trafficking and Exploitation: Evidence from the Central and Eastern Mediterranean Migration Routes”. The data on which the report analysis is based was collected through a network of field workers as part of IOM’s DTM f
At the end of the third quarter of 2017, authorities in Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Spain and Cyprus registered 146,287 newly arrived migrants – less than half of the total arrivals recorded by the end of September 2016 (322,299).