Publication date: 03 May 2016

18 responses were provided to this ad hoc query. The information collected helps gain better insight into how funding for refugee resettlement is allocated to the different components of the programmes.
Main theme: Ad Hoc Queries
Keywords: cost, resettlement

Publication date: 28 April 2016

20 (Member) States provided information on their Resettlement Programmes. This query was launched by the UK National Contact Point.
Main theme: Ad Hoc Queries
Keywords: resettlement

Publication date: 28 April 2016

The purpose of this study is to contribute to the identification and understanding of what it means to be ‘taking into account the gender perspective, to strengthen the prevention of this crime and protection of the victims thereof’ as required in the Art 1 of EU Directive 2011/36/EU.
Main theme: Vulnerable groups, Smuggling & Trafficking
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: gender, sexual exploitation

Publication date: 21 April 2016

The 14th edition of the EMN Bulletin provides up-to-date information on recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national level, including latest relevant published statistics.
Main theme: Cross-sectional, Migration, Asylum
Publication Type: EMN bulletin

Publication date: 23 February 2016

This report presents migrant smuggling routes, the criminal networks, the links with other crimes and terrorism, illicit financial flows and the way forward.

Publication date: 19 February 2016

This study, commissioned by the European Parliament's Policy Department for Citizens' Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the LIBE Committee, describes the practices and approaches in all EU Member States as regards the prevention and eradication of statelessness.
Main theme: Statelessness
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: LIBE committee, stateless persons

Publication date: 18 February 2016

This Eurofund report examines how policies in the areas of migration, the labour market and integration are coordinated within EU Member States, with a specific focus on the role of the social partners and local-level initiatives.
Main theme: Integration, Migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: Eurofund, policy coordination

Publication date: 16 February 2016

This study, published by the "Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek- en Documentatiecentrum" (Dutch Ministry for Security and Justice), focuses on asylum recognition rates in the EU/EFTA area.
Main theme: International Protection
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: asylum recognition rate

Publication date: 10 February 2016

The 51st edition of Forced Migration Review is dedicated to the current migration crisis in Europe, which is examined from different perspectives (legal, practical, moral...).
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: Forced Migration Review, migration crisis

Publication date: 03 February 2016

This MPI Europe report by Michael Kegels, details the central importance of well-functioning reception systems for asylum seekers in the EU.
Main theme: Reception
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: capacity, CEAS, flexibility, quality standards

Publication date: 01 February 2016

In the context of the current crisis, the Western Balkans is a busy migrant route. It is necessary to work more closely with this region and to come up with a coordinated approach to the crisis.

Publication date: 29 January 2016

The 13th edition of the EMN Bulletin provides up-to-date information 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

Publication date: 28 January 2016

22 (Member) States provided information on their practices regarding illegally working migrants, more precisely on whether this is considered a criminal offence and what possible sanctions they face. This query was launched by the British National Contact Point.

Publication date: 25 January 2016

The Guidelines – developed under the EMN Return Expert Group (REG) - propose a common methodology that Member States can follow to monitor and evaluate AVVR programmes.
Main theme: Return & Readmission
Publication Type: REG
Keywords: monitoring, evaluation, AVRR, AVR

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: 05 January 2016

The Plan for 2015-2020 sets out concrete actions to prevent and counter migrant smuggling. Actions include setting up a list of suspicious vessels, enhancing exchange of information with financial institutions and cooperating with internet service providers and social media.

Publication date: 04 January 2016

What exchange of information on the application of exclusion 1F takes place currently ? Is it desirable and feasible to enhance international information exchange in this matter? This study answers these questions.

Publication date: 16 December 2015

Upon request by the LIBE committee, this research paper reviews the social and economic context of EU international labour migration policy, the status of relevant EU legislation and the available policy options.
Main theme: Economic migration
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: labour migration

Publication date: 16 December 2015

This paper by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights seeks to provide guidance to policy makers and practitioners on the use of measures for asylum seekers and people in return procedures that do not unnecessarily deprive them of their right to liberty.
Main theme: Migration
Keywords: alternative to detention

Publication date: 17 November 2015

This study provides information on the scale, characteristics, trends and patterns of migrant smuggling to the EU and analyzes the institutional arrangements, legal framework, policies and activities at international, EU and national level tackling this phenomenon.
Main theme: Smuggling & Trafficking
Publication Type: Thematic Studies

Publication date: 16 November 2015

This EMN Inform summarises the main findings of the EMN Study "Determining labour shortages and the need for labour migration from third countries".
Main theme: Economic migration
Publication Type: EMN inform
Keywords: labour migration, labour shortage

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: 06 November 2015

21 (Member) States provided information on the status granted to beneficiaries of resettlement, as well as on the practical procedure to grant this status and on the integration measures available. This query was launched by the Slovenian National Contact Point.
Main theme: Ad Hoc Queries
Keywords: resettlement

Publication date: 03 November 2015

This EMN Inform summarises the main findings of the EMN Study "Dissemination of Information on Voluntary Return: how to reach irregular migrants not in contact with the authorities".
Main theme: Irregular Migration, Return & Readmission
Publication Type: EMN inform
Keywords: voluntary return