Repatriation of refugees from Arab conflicts: scenarios for reconstruction - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Repatriation of refugees from Arab conflicts: scenarios for reconstruction

Repatriation of refugees from Arab conflicts: scenarios for reconstruction

by Samir Makdisi

The prospects for early repatriation of refugees who have fled conflicts in Iraq, Libya, Syria and Yemen in recent years do not yet look promising. Nevertheless, not only have discussions about repatriation started at both national and international levels, but there is also a steady, though still limited, stream of refugees in neighbouring countries trickling back to their war-ravaged homes. This column summarises the latest ERF-FEMISE Euromed Report, which discusses the issue of repatriation in general and as a potential solution to the refugee crisis …more