Publication date: 01 July 2020

In 2003, the Council adopted the Long-Term Resident Directive 2003/109/EC in order to promote the integration of third-country nationals in legal stay in the EU. Fourteen years after its entry into force, EMN Luxembourg conducted a study on the implementation of the Directive in 23 EU Member States, including Belgium.
Main theme: Integration
Publication Type: EMN inform
Keywords: Long-term Residents, intra-EU mobility

Publication date: 08 February 2013

In May 2011 the directive was formally adopted to extend the scope of the directive to beneficiaries of international protection. Background information, state of play and case law regarding this directive can be found here.
Main theme: Migration
Keywords: EU directive, Long-term Residents