Université de Neuchâtel

The path of Somali refugees into exile : a comparative analysis of secondary movements and policy responses

Moret, Joëlle ; Baglioni, Simone ; Efionayi-Mäder, Denise

(SFM Studies ; 46)

Somalis have been leaving their country for the last fifteen years, fleeing civil war, difficult economic conditions, drought and famine, and now constitute one of the largest diasporas in the world. Organized in the framework of collaboration between UNHCR and different countries, this research focuses on the secondary movements of Somali refugees. It was carried out as a multi-sited project in...

Université de Neuchâtel

Somali refugees in Switzerland : strategies of exile and policy responses

Joëlle Moret ; Baglioni, Simone ; Efionayi-Mäder, Denise

(SFM Studies ; 47)

This study describes the profile of the Somali population living in Switzerland, as well as highlights their migration histories and trajectories. The analysis is complemented by a detailed insight into the living conditions and asylum policies in Switzerland and other host countries along the route. The aim of this double-layer analysis (micro and meso levels) is to provide a detailed...