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Migration and crisis


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Migration and crisis

  1. 1. •Who are the refugees? •What are most of significant Risks and Challenges? •What is the Role of the •European Union?
  2. 2. Who are Refugees? They are individuals who are not feeling safe in their country, and who have fear of being persecuted for some reasons such as, Race Religion Political opinion.
  3. 3. Risking their lives. Fear. Culture shock and reality acceptance. Separation of families.
  4. 4. Germany Greece Italy
  5. 5. The Roles of some organizations like the European Union, and the United Nations? pRo
  6. 6. Immigrant country Starting after WWII: Turkish guest workers Germany has a past of large waves of immigrants (1992) Integration issues
  7. 7. Germany is one of the countries that has promised to take up to 1.5 mil refugees until the end of the year Internal Conflict (political, far right movements: PEGIDA)
  8. 8. A unique case of migration to Europe would the case of Iraqi Kurds. Although there are Kurds in Syria, Iran and Turkey, Iraqi Kurds inhabit Northern Iraq, also known as Kurdistan. Kurdistan is an autonomous region, with their own government, known as the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) led by President Masoud Barzani.
  9. 9. Saddam Hussein, President of Iraq, oppressed and mistreated the Kurds during his presidency from 1979-2003. Escaping the oppression, many Kurds fled to Europe in search of a safe haven. Most popular destinations were Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and Scandinavia. After the collapse of Saddam Hussein’s reign, Kurdistan experienced an economic boom.
  10. 10. After this newfound economic prosperity and glory, many Kurds that have fled to Europe went back home. For many years, many Kurds have taken advantage of the new foreign investments and capitalist opportunities. However, the emergence of ISIS and their activity in Kurdistan caused havoc. Escaping from persecutions, many Kurds are desperately trying to return to Europe.