Publication date: 21 October 2019
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) report, Scaling Fences: Voices of Irregular African Migrants to Europe published on 18 October 2019, sets out to find out why those who put themselves in the hands of people smugglers, and put themselves in other vulnerable positions to cross borders, make the decision to leave home avoiding formal immigration procedures, in the first place.
Publication date: 01 October 2019
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) published a report on the protection of unaccompanied and separated children in Belgium. The report describes the current state of affairs and provides policy recommendations to reinforce the protection of this vulnerable category of foreign nationals.
Publication date: 24 August 2018
This study provides insight into the decision-making process of migrant families in family locations in the Netherlands, whose legal remedies in most cases have been exhausted, but nevertheless decide not to return.
Publication date: 09 January 2018
Over a period of two years, a UNICEF Belgium team collected the testimonies of 170 migrant and refugee children from 36 nationalities in reception centres and schools. The children talk about their experiences in their country of origin and their new environment, the disaster they fled for, the trials they endured on the way, their joy and sorrow. With this report UNICEF wants to build a bridge between the words of these young people, who are very keen on participation, and policy makers who are often far removed from their reality.
Publication date: 01 January 2018
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has been producing world migration reports since 2000. This year’s edition presents key data and information on migration as well as thematic chapters on highly topical migration issues.
Publication date: 21 December 2017
Previous OECD and EU work has shown that even native-born children with immigrant parents face persistent disadvantage in the education system, the school-to-work transition, and the labour market. To which degree are these linked with their immigration background, i.e. with the issues faced by their parents? This publication provides new insights on the complex issue of the intergenerational transmission of disadvantage for native-born children of immigrants.
Publication date: 18 December 2017
The International Migration Report 2017 reviews the latest migration trends, assesses the demographic contribution of migration, examines the status of ratification of relevant conventions and summarizes recent developments on migration at the United Nations.
Publication date: 28 May 2017
The EU Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) published its "Fundamental Rights Report 2017". FRA states that diverse efforts at both EU and national levels sought to bolster fundamental rights protection in 2016, while some measures threatened to undermine such protection. The report includes a chapter on asylum, visas, migration, borders and integration.
Publication date: 08 May 2017
This publication is based on social media research conducted by a small UNHCR team. Between March and December 2016, they issued weekly monitoring reports which have now been compiled into this synopsis.
Publication date: 01 May 2017
This report shows how the lack of safe and legal pathways for refugee and migrant children feeds a booming market for human smuggling and puts them at risk of violence, abuse and exploitation.
Publication date: 06 April 2017
The Africa-Frontex Intelligence Community (AFIC) Joint Report 2016 analyses the irregular migratory movements affecting AFIC countries and EU Member States, cross-border criminality and provides an overview of the main regional security threats affecting the countries in the community. The report also presents a picture of the smuggling networks in Africa.
Publication date: 28 February 2017
The handbook highlights the complex implications of statelessness for individuals, states and societies, with good practices and recommendations aiming to increase engagement and progress in addressing this phenomenon by OSCE participating States.
Publication date: 22 December 2016
This report presents an overview of the shifting of economic activity to developing countries and examines whether this shift has led to an increase in international migration towards developing countries.
Publication date: 05 December 2016
In this paper, UNHCR sets out a vision for achieving a pragmatic and common approach to responding to refugees and migrants. The proposals can facilitate the development, over the long term, of EU-wide arrangements to address and respond to movements effectively.
Publication date: 01 November 2016
This report considers how integration challenges in Europe differ from, and complicate, existing challenges of fragmentation and social unrest in European countries. It assesses where integration has worked—and where it hasn’t—and analyzes the prognosis for the most recent cohort of newcomers.
Publication date: 19 September 2016
This report provides a broad overview of recent trends in international migration flows and migration policies in OECD countries and some non-OECD countries.
Publication date: 01 September 2016
This report sheds light on the truly global nature of childhood migration and displacement, highlighting challenges faced by child migrants and refugees in every region.
Publication date: 20 June 2016
UNHCR's Global Trends report finds that 65.3 million people were displaced from their homes by conflict and persecution in 2015. This is the highest figure since UNHCR records began.
Publication date: 27 May 2016
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) have developped a tool for measuring progress in migration governance structures.
Publication date: 24 February 2016
This policy-oriented booklet reviews OECD countries' experiences with the integration of refugees and humanitarian migrants. It is the first volume of the OECD series 'Making Integration Work', developed with support from Germany, Norway, Sweden, and the King Baudouin Foundation in Belgium.
Publication date: 03 November 2015
This study aims to identify the conditions that influence the decisions by refugees in protracted displacement regarding return to their home country: when, why and by whom are decisions on return and other coping strategies made?