root causes of migration

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
Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner of the UNCHR
A scene from the play "Backway" by Janet Badjan-Young. She recently won a TAF Icon award from the TAF Foundation. | Photo: with kind permission of Janet Badjan-Young
Agadez, one of Africa's main hubs of migration
Farmers in Burundi
Every week, truckloads of migrants arrive in Agadez, Niger
An image from the documentary. Credit: Mareyeurs