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GDP - Global Detention Project

The Global Detention Project (GDP) is a nonprofit research centre based in Geneva, Switzerland, that investigates the use of immigration-related detention as a response to global migration. Its objectives...

The Global Detention Project (GDP) is a nonprofit research centre based in Geneva, Switzerland, that investigates the use of immigration-related detention as a response to global migration. Its objectives are:

  • To improve transparency in the treatment of detainees;
  • To encourage adherence to fundamental norms;
  • To reinforce advocacy aimed at reforming detention practices;
  • To promote scholarship and comparative analysis of immigration control regimes.

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DATASET | 27 May 2021

Data; maps; studies and Country Immigration Detention Profiles featuring:

Information on detention centres; Statistics: on detention; expulsion and incarceration; demographics and immigration-related statistics; Domestic Law...

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