Publication date: 31 January 2015

This is the Belgian Contribution to the EMN focused study on policies, practices and data on unaccompanied minors. Other EMN National Contact Points (NCP’s) produced a similar report on the topic for their (Member) State.

Publication date: 01 January 2015

This report provides a synopsis of the work of the Court of Justice, the General Court and the Civil Service Tribunal.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: Court of Justice of the European Union

Publication date: 01 January 2015

This EMN Inform provides information concerning EMN national Contact Points’ practices on return and reintegration to Western Africa.

Publication date: 11 December 2014

This focused study presents an analysis of (Member) States’ use of entry bans and readmission agreements and also identify good practices in this field, including possible synergies in the implementation of return and reintegration measures.

Publication date: 11 December 2014

This Inform summarizes the main findings of the corresponding EMN study aimed at analyzing Member States’ use of entry bans and readmission agreements as the EU main policy measures to implement effective return policies

Publication date: 04 December 2014

This policy brief, produced by the Migration Policy Centre, focuses on immigration to Europe via the Mediterranean and related issues such as smuggling, sea routes, Mare Nostrum and risks encountered by migrants. It also provides statistics and data.

Publication date: 04 December 2014

This annual report on Human Trafficking, produced by the Federal Migration Centre, provides qualitative and quantitative data on victims of human trafficking as well as judicial analysis and recommendations to the new government.

Publication date: 03 December 2014

This flagship publication on migration analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and selected non-OECD countries.

Publication date: 03 December 2014

The 9th edition of the EMN Bulletin provides updates on recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national level, including latest relevant published statistics.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: EMN bulletin
Keywords: legal migration

Publication date: 03 December 2014

This policy brief is part of a series produced by the SIRIUS Network in collaboration with MPI Europe, which focuses on how policies at the EU level and within individual Member States can better support the education outcomes of young people with a migrant background.

Publication date: 01 December 2014

This EMN Inform provides information concerning Member States’ practices on return and reintegration to Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Main theme: Return & Readmission
Publication Type: REG
Keywords: country of origin, reintegration programmes, return

Publication date: 03 November 2014

This focused study presents an analysis of (Member) States use of detention and alternatives to detention in the context of immigration policies and identifies similarities, differences and good practices in this field

Publication date: 03 November 2014

This Inform summarizes the main findings of the corresponding EMN study aimed at analyzing Member States’ use of detention and alternatives to detention in the context of immigration policies

Publication date: 03 November 2014

Upon request by the LIBE committee, this study examines the workings of the Common European Asylum System (CEAS) in order to assess the need and potential for new approaches to ensure access to protection for people seeking it in the EU

Publication date: 15 October 2014

Upon request by the LIBE committee, this study analyses existing EU legislation and practice on the issuing of humanitarian visas and the opportunity to lay down clear rules for common humanitarian visa schemes
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: humanitarian visa, LIBE committee, visa code

Publication date: 09 October 2014

The October Report of the Migration Policy Institute focuses on immigrant investor programs and the policymakers’ responses to immigrant investors’ increasing needs and demands, in particular visa and citizenship.

Publication date: 01 October 2014

The REG Directory “Connecting Return Experts across Europe” gives an overview of the programmes across Europe to support return and reintegration in third countries.
Main theme: Return & Readmission
Publication Type: REG
Keywords: reintegration programmes, voluntary return

Publication date: 16 September 2014

The EMN Bulletin provides policymakers and other practitioners with updates on recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national level. The 8th Edition provides information from May 2014 to August 2014, including (latest) relevant published statistics.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: EMN bulletin

Publication date: 11 September 2014

This book is describing the origins of the Belgian family reunification policy and its evolution until 1980. It is the first historical monograph about family reunification in Belgium and it has received the price of the Fetullah Gülen Chair for Intercultural Studies (GCIS).
Main theme: Family reunification
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: immigration history

Publication date: 14 August 2014

This Inform summarizes the main findings of the corresponding EMN main study aimed at analyzing policies and practices regarding entitlements to social security and healthcare for third-country nationals in EU Member States.
Main theme: Migration
Publication Type: EMN inform
Keywords: healthcare, social security

Publication date: 14 August 2014

This EMN Inform summarizes the key findings of the corresponding EMN study which aimed to identify good practices and mechanisms to allow for flexible and efficient reception facilities whilst maintaining the quality of reception conditions.
Main theme: Reception
Publication Type: EMN inform
Keywords: reception centre, reception condition, reception crisis

Publication date: 14 August 2014

This Inform summarizes the main findings of the corresponding EMN study, which aimed at examining whether and how victims of trafficking are detected/identified in international protection and forced return procedures and further referred to specific procedures.

Publication date: 14 August 2014

This EMN Inform draws together examples of impacts that the EMN and its products have had in relation to policymaking and debate on issues of migration and asylum at EU and national levels.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: EMN inform
Keywords: impact analysis

Publication date: 07 August 2014

The key task of the Consultative Forum is to provide advice to Frontex on fundamental rights issues. The Annual Report gives an overview of the activities undertaken by the Consultative Forum in 2013 and contains the main recommendations made to Frontex and its Management Board.
Main theme: Borders & Visa
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: Frontex, human rights

Publication date: 24 July 2014

This is the 10th Policy Report elaborated by the Belgian Contact Point of the EMN. It provides an overview of major developments in the field of asylum and migration in Belgium in the year 2013.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: Annual Policy Reports