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About Alexandra Embiricos

Alexandra Embiricos is the Head of Outreach at Migration Hub Network, a non-profit that connects civil society initiatives, international organisations, and the private sector to encourage collaboration and education on migration issues.

Articles by Alexandra Embiricos

This week's editor

“Mehmet

Mehmet Kurt is this week’s guest editor, introducing the theme, ‘New Turkey and Old Troubles’.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Israel’s invisible refugees

We often think of the Refugees Welcome culture as a ‘European’ phenomenon, but an exchange between German and Israeli civil society shows the value of turning our eyes outwards towards global examples of solidarity and support.

The back way to Europe: Gambia’s forgotten refugees

The distinction between a refugee and other irregular migrants coming from the Gambia is hard to maintain in a country where a lack of democracy is accompanied by failures of economic and political governance. 

Our island mentality

With the focus on amped up security around Calais, the wider context of refugees arriving in Europe is being ignored. In Athens, children living on the streets has become the norm. 

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