According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the number of people forcibly displaced has nearly doubled since 2010. By the end of 2019, the number had grown to 79,5 million, the highest number on record according to available data. In the wake of the so-called “migration crisis”, the topic of refugees and migrants has moved to the centre of international and national political debates.
This panel focuses on the access to welfare services and more precisely to housing services for irregular migrants, refugees and rejected asylum-seekers. It will discuss access to housing and housing conditions in countries of first arrival, of transit and of destination. The aim of this panel is to provide evidence-based data on the paramount importance of long-te ..