officer in DG EAC, ‘they say, “Peace, free movement of people, the Erasmus programme”. It may sound like a cliché, but this “building bridges” between the countries – that's really important.’ She relates to me the remarks of a recent Erasmus graduate from
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) noted, on the European side, there has been a failure to realize that the economics of migrant smuggling is one of the few things holding northern Niger together, that migration and the free movement of people is intrinsic to the region, and that
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. New populisms of the right now challenge the liberal norms and institutions that have shaped the existing refugee regime and have promoted freer movement of people across borders. Can decolonial and anticolonial thinking provide a basis for responses