They leave their families behind and set forth on what are often life-threatening journeys towards an uncertain future: Why are more and more people from Africa, Asia and Southeastern Europe leaving their native countries? It's an issue we researched together with international experts. The goal was to develop ideas for combating the underlying causes of displacement and assisting people in Europe.
Across Europe, approval of EU membership climbed to 62 percent in August 2016. For our previous survey in March 2016, and thus before Brexit, the figure was just 57 percent.