Central Mediterranean migration route

Transformational potential:

  • To save lives, address migration management and governance, the root causes of irregular migration and forced displacement, regular migration, the protection of migrants and refugees, as well as return and sustainable reintegration
  • To contribute to poverty reduction by improving the living conditions of populations in the relevant countries
  • Coordination with the TEI for the western Mediterranean and Atlantic route

The Team Europe Proposal:

  1. Legal Migration and mobility - work in EU, professional skills, circular mobility, access higher education
  2. Protection and assistance to migrants and refugee resettlements, humanitarian corridors, study and professional corridors and complementary pathways
  3. Prevent and fight smuggling of migrants, trafficking in human beings and irregular migration
  4. Return, readmission and sustainable reintegration
  5. Addressing the root causes of irregular migration and forced displacement with a focus on Sub-Saharan Africa

Geographic coverage: Tunisia, Libya, Niger, Burkina Faso, Chad, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, and Nigeria

Team Europe members

About Central Mediterranean migration route

Geographical area

Sub-Saharan Africa

Thematic priority

Migration partnerships