Tunisia

Migrants on board a rubber dinghy reach out to crew members of the Open Arms, February 12, 2021 | Photo: picture alliance/dpa/AP | Bruno Thevenin
European Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi gives a press conference on February 9, 2021 | Photo: EPA/Stephanie Lecocq
In the last year, the numbers of boats setting off from Tunisia towards Italy and the Italian island of Lampedusa has dramatically increased | Source: InfoMigrants
A French passport | Photo: Picture alliance / Godong | Fred de Noyelle
The numbers of migrants trying to leave Tunisia this year has risen. At the moment those that leave Tunisian ports account for the greatest number of arrivals in Italy | Source: InfoMigrants
Clowns entertain the young patients of the Bambino Gesù children's hospital in Rome | Photo: ANSA
African immigrants queue for aid boxes distributed by the Raoued town hall in Tunis, Tunisia | Photo: EPA/MOHAMED MESSARA
In the photo, a group of Tunisians upon their arrival on the island of Lampedusa | Photo: ARCHIVE/ANSA/CONCETTA RIZZO
Migrants arrive at the port of Lampedusa after they were rescued by coast guard officers on August 3, 2020 | Photo: ANSA/Alessandro Di Meo
Migrants disembark from a boat from Tunisia in the port of Lampedusa on October 10, 2020 | Photo: Concetta Rizzo/ANSA
Police officers of European Border and Coast Guard on duty at a check point at the Bulgarian-Turkish borders | Photo: EPA/ORESTIS PANAGIOTOU
Italian Interior Minister, Luciana Lamorgese (R), during a joint press conference after the meeting with her French counterpart, Gerald Darmanin (L), at Viminale Palace, Rome, Italy, 6 November 2020 | Photo: ANSA/CLAUDIO PERI