september 2018

In his State of the Union, President Jean-Claude Juncker presented proposals to ensure full EU solidarity on migration and better protection of Europe's external borders. The Commission is proposing to reinforce the European Border and Coast Guard and the EU's Agency for Asylum and is proposing a targeted review of the Return Directive.

maart 2018

The European Commission proposes to reform the EU's common visa policy. It also reports on - and calls for - further progress under the European Agenda on Migration. Finally it mobilises additional funding for Syrian refugees in Turkey.

september 2017

The European Commission published a mid-term review of what has been achieved so far in delivering the European Agenda on Migration. It also sets out new initiatives from the Commission to address key areas, and identifies where further efforts are needed in the coming months.

juli 2017

Following up on the Commission's Action Plan to support Italy from 4 July, the EU Trust Fund for Africa adopted today a programme worth €46 million to reinforce the integrated migration and border management capacities of the Libyan authorities.

februari 2017

On 3 February 2017, the 28 Heads of States discussed the external dimension of migration at the informal summit in Malta. They adopted the Malta Declaration.

april 2016

The Commission has announced today the approval of new actions in the Horn of Africa region under the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa.

januari 2016

Looking at the migration/refugee crisis, the College of Commissioners looked back at measures taken in 2015 and the initiatives to be presented in 2016 to further develop collective European action and deliver clear and tangible results.

januari 2016

During the first six months of 2016, the Dutch Presidency will work on the priorities agreed with Slovakia and Malta in an 18 month trio programme setting long-term goals for the period January 2016-June 2017.

december 2015

De Europese Commissiestelde vandaag een aanbeveling voor over een vrijwillige regeling met Turkije inzake de toelating van vluchtelingen uit Syrië op humanitaire gronden
Hoofdthema: Asiel
Trefwoorden: syrische vluchtelingen

november 2015

Between 2014 and 2020, the EU will support Niger through the Emergency Trust Fund, inter alia to better manage migration flows, through improved border management and increased support to fight against trafficking and smuggling networks.

december 2014

The Foreign affairs (development) Council meeting of 12 December 2014 has adopted a number of conclusions in the field of migration and development cooperation emphasizing the positive migration and development circle and orientations to strengthen this relation.

november 2014

On the occasion of 25 November 2014 EP Plenary Debate on Migration, EU new Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos, introduced the debate and presented the EU main orientations and policy fields for an integrated approach on migration and asylum

oktober 2014

On 20 October 2014, the European Ombudsman, Emily O'Reilly, has opened an investigation into how Frontex ensures the respect of fundamental rights of migrants who are subject to forced returns from the EU to their countries of origin.

augustus 2014

In de voorbije dagen zijn meer dan 300 mensen overleden als gevolg van drie verschillende incidenten met boten die de Mediterraanse Zee wilden oversteken van Noord-Afrika naar Europa.
Hoofdthema: Externe Dimensie
Trefwoorden: Libië

mei 2014

In preparation of the Global Forum on Migration and Development Meeting in Stockholm the 14th to 16th May the Transatlantic Council on Migration published a Council Statement: How Migration Can Advance Development Goals.

maart 2014

Tunisia and the EU today formally established a Mobility Partnership. Together with nine other EU Member States, Belgium is involved in the Partnership and signed the joint Declaration.
Hoofdthema: External Dimension
Trefwoorden: mobility partnership

maart 2014

Tunisia and the EU today formally established a Mobility Partnership. Belgium is one of the ten EU Member States involved in the Partnership.
Hoofdthema: External Dimension
Trefwoorden: mobility partnership, Tunisia

februari 2014

In a report adopted today the Commission looks at important achievements in strengthening dialogue and cooperation in EU's external migration and asylum policy, but recognizes that more should be done to make further progress.

oktober 2013

Ter bekroning van de VN High-Level Dialogue over Migratie en Ontwikkeling op 3 en 4 oktober 2013, heeft de Algemene Vergadering unaniem een Resolutie goedgekeurd, waarbij ze het belang van migratie erkennen voor de ontwikkeling van landen van herkomst, transit en bestemming.
Hoofdthema: Externe Dimensie
Trefwoorden: High Level dialogue

september 2013

Vandaag ontmoet het Belgisch Contactpunt van het EMN vertegenwoordigers van KNOMAD, een initiatief van de Wereldbank, dat ernaar streeft een wereldwijd centrum van kennis en beleidsexpertise te zijn rond migratie en ontwikkeling. Ontdek dit initiatief samen met ons!
Hoofdthema: Externe Dimensie
Trefwoorden: urbanisatie

juni 2013

On 18-19 June 2013, governments and experts shared experiences in order to identify better ways to engage, enable and enpower diaspora communities and promote them as development actors.

mei 2013

De Europese Commissie publiceerde een nieuwe mededeling met de titel “Maximising the Development Impact of Migration”, met onder meer aanbevelingen over manieren waarop migratie en mobiliteit kan bijdragen tot inclusieve economische en sociale ontwikkeling.

december 2012

Dit Eurostat nieuwsbericht geeft aan dat transfers van arbeidsmigranten in 2011 stegen tot 39,1 miljard euro, wat een stijging is van 2% in vergelijking met 2010
Hoofdthema: Externe Dimensie
Trefwoorden: financiële hulp

september 2012

Het GFMD 2012 zal voor 2012 de focus leggen op op de versterking van de ontwikkeling van migranten en hun bijdrage tot de ontwikkeling van gemeenschappen. Een voorlopige agenda voor het GFMD werd voorgesterd op de High Level Working Group on Asylum and Migration op 13 september.