root causes of migration

People affected by floods moves to higher grounds in Naushahro Feroze District, Sindh province, Pakistan, 15 October 2022 | Photo: EPA/REHAN KHAN
Egypt used to be regarded as a transit country for migrants but in recent years, more and more Egyptian nationals have also decided to leave their home country | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/Photoshot/P. Chaoyue
Tunisian migrants arrive in the port of Lampedusa | Photo: ANSA/CONCETTA RIZZO
Repatriated migrants arrive at the airport of Erbil, Iraq, from Belarus on November  26, 2021 | Photo: Hussein Ibrahim/AP/picture-alliance
Merkel looked back on her 16 years in office in the DW interview | Copyright: DW
Migrants seen walking towards the Slovenian-Austrian border Slovenia in 2015 | Photo: EPA/Gyorgy Varga
Italy's deputy foreign minister Emanuela Del Re | Photo: ANSA/MASSIMO PERCOSSI
From file: Migrants from Senegal in Rabat, Morocco | Photo: AFP PHOTO/FADEL SENNA
Asylum seekers in the EU | Photo: Picture-alliance/Nur Photo/N.Economou
Archive photo of refugees fleeing unrest in Libya being given bread at the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir, Tunisia, 1 March 2011 | Photo: EPA/Ciro Fusco
Women made up about 40% of all asylum-seekers, while 24% of asylum applications were filed for children under 14 (pictured: two asylum seekers who were transferred from Lesbos to mainland Greece in November 2019) | Photo: picture alliance / NurPhoto
Despite the life-threatening risks involved in irregular migration, hardly any of those surveyed said they would have stayed at home had they known of the dangers | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Ansa/Eidon/Maxpap/Eidon/F. Frustaci