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Migration: Joint declaration by Commissioner Avramopoulos and the Ministers of Interior of France, Germany and Italy - EU News

The Ministers of Interior of France, Germany and Italy and the European Commissioner for Migration and Home Affairs met in Paris on 2 July 2017 to discuss the challenges posed by the increasing migratory flow on the Central Mediterranean route. They ...and more »

Refugee and migrant flows through Libya on the rise – report - UNHCR

UNHCR study finds the North African country is by far the preferred jumping off point for refugees and migrants hoping to reach Europe, yet it is particularly unsafe. By UNHCR staff and partners | 03 July 2017 | Français | عربي. A group of people ...and more »

The Latest: Italy Says Migrant Arrivals up 20 Pct This Year - U.S. News & World Report

Italy's interior ministry says the number of migrant arrivals so far this year is nearly 20 percent higher than at the same time in 2016. July 3, 2017, at 2:12 p.m.. The Latest: Italy Says Migrant Arrivals up 20 Pct This Year. Share. ×. Share on ...and more »

High Commissioner Grandi urges more solidarity with Italy - UNHCR

“What is happening in front of our eyes in Italy is an unfolding tragedy. In the course of last weekend, 12,600 migrants and refugees arrived on its shores, and an estimated 2,030 have lost their lives in the Mediterranean since the beginning of the ...and more »

Overwhelmed by immigrants, Italy threatens to bar the door to rescue ships - Washington Post

BRUSSELS – More than 12,000 immigrants have been rescued in the blue seas of the Mediterranean in the past four days, a spike that has some overwhelmed Italian policymakers threatening to partly bar their ports to rescue ships. The drastic step would ...and more »

Italy is running out of patience - Deutsche Welle

During the G-7 summit in Sicily, Donald Trump showed no interest in the refugee crisis. Now Italy is threatening to close its harbors to NGOs carrying refugees. The political pressure is becoming too great. Italien - Flüchtlingsboote - Mittelmeer ...and more »

UN refugee chief urges greater solidarity with refugees in Italy - UN News Centre

Some 275 refugees and migrants waiting to disembark from a tug in the Port of Pozzalo, Italy, after being rescued a few days earlier. 1 July 2017. Italy needs more international support to assist the waves of migrants and refugees crossing the ...and more »

Talks in Paris on Sunday on Italy's migrant crisis - The Local France

The interior ministers of France, Germany and Italy will meet in Paris on Sunday to discuss a "coordinated approach" to help Italy deal with hordes of migrants arriving in its ports, a source said. Italy on Wednesday threatened to suddenly stop vessels ...and more »

Burden sharing - Financial Times

Italy has been fed up for a long time with the lack of help from fellow EU countries in dealing with the migration crisis in the central Mediterranean. But this week, it's safe to say Rome's frustration boiled over. The centre-left government led by ...and more »

Please, don't lose Italy - New Europe

The deterioration of the migrant crisis in Italy has once again revealed the European Union's glaring weaknesses. One more time, after Greece's refugee crisis in 2015, the EU appears bitterly surprised by the events. Brussels does not seem to be ...and more »