Regional challenges of west African migration : African and European perspectives

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  • This publication presents contributions by international experts on various aspects of West African migration. It provides a contrasting perspective to current debates which essentially focus on security issues, promoting a dialogue based on analyses of the actual situation. The authors encourage "win-win" mobility for all parties involved (Europe, North Africa and West Africa), whether it be a host, transit or departure country.--Publisher's description.


  • Includes bibliographical references.
  • Also available online.


  • What are the prospects for a west African common approach on Migration? -- Migration management in West Africa within the context of ECOWAS protocol on free movement of persons and the common approach on migration : challenges and prospects / by Aderanti Adepoju -- The co-operation on readmission and enforced return in the African-European context / by Jean-Pierre Cassarino -- Migration and settlement management in Sub-Saharan and West Africa / byJean-Marie Cour -- Migration and development in ECOWAS countries : what role for the Maghreb? / by Mehdi Lahlou -- Migration and population in West Africa : political issues and perspectives / byDieudonné Ouedraogo -- ECOWAS, an area of free movement and first border post for the Schengen area / by Nelly Robin -- Case studies : Mauritania and Senegal -- Mauritania : restrictions on the "return effects" of intense and diverse migratory movements / by Ali Bensaâd -- Migrants criminalised while making the journey / byMandiogou Ndiaye and Nelly Robin -- Interventions and interviews -- Niger : a crossroads of Africa migration networks / interview with Guy-Michel Bolouvi -- Migration towards and transiting through the central Sahara : from international to local patterns and practices / interview with Julien Brachet -- The relationship between migration and development / by Jean-Christophe Deberre -- A few questions for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) / interview with the FCO
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