Publication date: 31 March 2017
This briefing provides a short overview of major developments relating to asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention of asylum seekers and content of international protection accros the countries covered by the Asylum Information Database (AIDA).
Publication date: 15 February 2017
We know surprisingly little about how NGOs and asylum lawyers conduct research for asylum claims. To close this gap, Asylos interviewed 20 asylum lawyers and NGO staff in Belgium, France, Germany, Greece and the UK to understand the challenges of researching evidence, as well as the opportunities for improving the research process. Access the findings in our report
Publication date: 06 January 2017
In 2016 the number of asylum claims in Belgium has dropped by more than half compared to the previous year but the number of decisions taken by the Office of the Commissioner General for Refugees and Stateless Persons (CGRS) in asylum cases reached at an all-time high.
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: 30 November 2016
This EMN study offers a comprehensive overview of policies and practices on the functioning of resettlement, humanitarian admission programmes and schemes, as well as private sponsorship programmes for refugees in the EU Member States and Norway
Publication date: 01 October 2016
This MPI report provides an overview of the barriers to the successful labor market integration of refugees and asylum seekers across all skills levels, and analyzes the targeted support initiatives and structural policy levers available to overcome them.
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: 14 July 2016
In this study, Myria, the Federal Migration Centre, closely looks at the reaction of Europe regarding the unusual situation of refugees in 2015 and 2016 and more particularly from a fundamental rights point of view.
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.
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: 08 December 2015
This report examines private sponsorship programmes to permit private individuals, groups, corporations and other entities to sponsor individual refugees for resettlement and accept financial responsibility for them for a period of time.
Publication date: 04 June 2015
This Report presents the main findings of the 2014 EMN Study "Policies, practices and data on unaccompanied minors (UAMs)". The study aims to update the findings of the 2008-2009 EMN study on UAMs.
Publication date: 08 April 2015
This Report makes the case of the complexity of the drivers favoring displacements as refugees, making protection based on a strict definition of persecution increasingly problematic and challenging to implement.
Publication date: 19 March 2015
This policy brief of the Migration Policy Insitute (MPI) addresses the underlying mechanisms of policymaking around migration and asylum at the EU level and identifies areas in which the EU institutions must reform to have the desired effect on the ground.
Publication date: 16 March 2015
This FRA focus presents a toolbox of possible schemes EU Member States could use to enable more persons in need of international protection to reach the European Union (EU) without resorting to smugglers.
Publication date: 13 March 2015
In this new policy brief of the Migration Policy Centre (MPC), Luigi Achilli describes the situation of Syrian refugees registered with UNHCR in Jordan, the European approach and the changing attitude of the government of Jordan.
Publication date: 07 April 2014
This Eurostat publication (data in focus) provides an overview of asylum applications and first instance decisions for the year 2013 in the EU.
Publication date: 21 January 2014
This new KNOW RESET comparative report makes the case for the increased use of resettlement by European countries through national resettlement programmes and common efforts for a harmonized European resettlement programme.
Publication date: 23 December 2013
This Eurostat publication (data in focus) provides an overview of asylum applications and first instance decisions for the third quarter of 2013 in the EU.
Publication date: 10 October 2013
This Eurostat publication (data in focus) provides an overview of asylum applications and first instance decisions for the second quarter of 2013 in the EU.
Publication date: 08 August 2013
This Eurostat publication (data in focus) provides an overview of asylum applications and first instance decisions for the first quarter of 2013 in the EU.
Publication date: 05 July 2013
The Office of the Commissioner General for Refugees and Stateless Persons (CGRS) presented its annual report for the reference year 2012.