Publication date: 18 August 2017

The Country Factsheet provides succinct information on the most significant political and legislative developments in the field of migration and international protection in Belgium in 2016, plus the latest relevant statistics.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: Annual Policy Reports

Publication date: 15 June 2017

Myria's annual report "Migration in figures and rights 2017" highlights recent available data and it provides an analysis of a number of issues at stake in the field of immigration and asylum. Myria also addresses a number of recommendations towards the goverement on the respect of fundamental rights of foreigners.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: fundamental right, humanitarian visa

Publication date: 23 May 2017

Myria, the Belgian Federal Migration Centre, today published a paper on humanitarian visa issued by the Belgian authorities in 2016.
Main theme: Vulnerable groups
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: humanitarian visa

Publication date: 02 May 2017

How to stimulate unaccompanied young adult refugees’ inclusion in society? This report discusses cohousing and case management for unaccompanied young adult refugees in Antwerp (CURANT), a social policy intervention combining intensive individualized guidance, cohabitation with a local flatmate, training and therapy with the aim of supporting social integration. The stakeholders’ underlying assumptions are untangled, and the intervention’s core ideas are connected with academic literature.
Main theme: Integration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: inclusion, social assistance, Social cohesion, Training

Publication date: 22 February 2017

The updated country report on Belgium contains information on recent developments in case law and policy related to asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention of asylum seekers and integration of beneficiaries of international protection.
Main theme: Asylum
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: asylum decisions, asylum law, asylum policy, asylum procedure

Publication date: 06 February 2017

In 2015 the Study and Policy Unit from the Federal  Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers, started with a study into vulnerable persons with specific reception needs. The first phase of this study has been completed.  
Main theme: Reception
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: vulnerable persons

Publication date: 06 February 2017

Through its work in collaboration with grassroots associations and its task to provide information and referral in relation to individual requests, the Human Rights League has noted a series of needs specific to the domain of migration. The most important is undoubtedly that of access to information for migrants about their rights. The Human Rights League has therefore published a pocket guide containing the most important practical information for migrants.
Main theme: Integration
Keywords: migrants rights

Publication date: 06 January 2017

Le nombre de demandes d’asile introduites en Belgique en 2016 a diminué de plus de la moitié par rapport à l’année passée et le nombre de décisions prises par le CGRA a atteint un niveau record.

Publication date: 31 October 2016

In its annual report, Myria examines the evolution and the results of the fight against smuggling and trafficking in human beings and provides recommendations. The 2016 report focuses in particular on the exploitation of begging.
Main theme: Smuggling & Trafficking, Data & Statistics
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: Myria, Germany, annual report

Publication date: 01 August 2016

The EMN annual policy report provides an overview of the major developments in the field of migration and asylum in Belgium and in the EU in 2015.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration, Cross-sectional
Publication Type: Annual Policy Reports

Publication date: 28 July 2016

Status changes are a relatively new field of study. This EMN-study was launched to collect information and knowledge on the existing possibilities for status changes in the EU (Member) States.

Publication date: 12 July 2016

Myria's annual report "Migration in figures and rights 2016" highlights recent available data, provides a juridical analysis on the issues at stake and lists a number of recommendations towards the government.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: fundamental right, asylum crisis

Publication date: 26 May 2016

This EMN study describes the labour market participation of beneficiaries of international protection and provides an overview of support measures that can facilitate labour market participation.

Publication date: 10 May 2016

What image do irregular migrants and their representatives have of voluntary return? Is voluntary return well-known? These topics are the focus of a study carried out by the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL).
Main theme: Irregular Migration, Return & Readmission
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: voluntary return

Publication date: 21 January 2016

The report contains administrative and statistical data on migration and asylum, integration, social cohesion and the social position and participation of foreign nationals and people of foreign origin in Flanders, within a Belgian and European framework.
Main theme: Migration, Integration, Data & Statistics
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: integration monitor

Publication date: 07 January 2016

This is the first action plan specifically devoted to the fight against smuggling in human beings in Belgium. It includes concrete measures to be implemented in the coming years to address evolving challenges linked to human smuggling.

Publication date: 09 November 2015

Through this publication, the Ciré informs private persons, who wish to welcome a migrant at home, about the needs of the sector and the legal consequences.
Main theme: Reception
Publication Type: EMN Reports & studies
Keywords: accomodation, private person

Publication date: 21 October 2015

In its annual report on trafficking and smuggling of human beings, Myria provides qualitative and quantitative data on these phenomena as well as a judicial analysis and recommendations. The 2015 report focuses in particular on victims of early or forced marriages and on victims of loverboys.

Publication date: 17 September 2015

This EMN study analyses and compares the different approaches used by Member States to ensure irregular migrants are informed of options for return.

Publication date: 04 September 2015

In this report, Myria provides an annual overview of the demographics and of the situation of foreigners in terms of fundamental rights in Belgium. Myria also provides recommendations for the belgian public authorities.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: federal migration centre, Myria

Publication date: 17 August 2015

On 27 July 2015, UNHCR and Fedasil launched the report “All Born on 01/01” which examines the situation of Afghan asylum seekers residing in collective reception centres in Belgium.
Main theme: Reception
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: UNHCR, reception centre, Fedasil, Afghanistan

Publication date: 15 July 2015

This policy report provides an overview of the major developments in the field of migration and asylum in Belgium in the year 2014.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration, Cross-sectional
Publication Type: Annual Policy Reports

Publication date: 30 June 2015

This study examines the interconnection between labour shortages in the Member States and labour migration policies from third countries to Member States.
Main theme: Economic migration
Publication Type: Thematic Studies
Keywords: labour migration, labour shortage

Publication date: 05 May 2015

This Policy Brief from the Institute for European Studies examines whether Belgium’s complex federal state structure can help explain the country’s poor performance regarding labour market participation of people with an immigrant background.
Main theme: Integration
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: labour market integration

Publication date: 04 March 2015

The 10th 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