04 mei 2016

The new directive regulates the use of Passenger Name Record (PNR) data in the EU. Its main objective: the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of terrorist offences and serious crime.
Hoofdthema: Migration
Trefwoorden: security, passenger name record

04 mei 2016

The European Commission today's proposals are part of a major reform of the Common European Asylum System (CEAS) as outlined in its Communication of 6 April 2016.
Hoofdthema: Asylum
Trefwoorden: Common European Asylum System, reform

04 mei 2016

De Commissie heeft vandaag een aanbeveling gepresenteerd om de evenredige controles aan bepaalde Schengenbinnengrenzen met maximaal zes maanden te verlengen.
Hoofdthema: Grenscontrole & Visa
Trefwoorden: grenscontrole

02 mei 2016

The news release covers main trends on the registration of unaccompanied minors among asylum seekers in the EU in 2015.

28 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.

20 april 2016

The Commission finds that good progress has been made to implement the EU-Turkey Statement.

20 april 2016

The News Release covers main trends on first and final instance decisions on applications for international protection and on Resettled persons, for the complete 2015 year, in the EU28+ EFTA region.

06 april 2016

Today the European Commission is launching the process for a reform of the Common European Asylum System (CEAS) and developing safe and well-managed pathways for legal migration to Europe.
Hoofdthema: Asylum, Migration
Trefwoorden: Common European Asylum System

21 maart 2016

Vandaag bediscussieerden Belgische sleutelpersonen actief in de strijd tegen mensensmokkel onder andere het gebruik van sociale media in de migrantensmokkel tijdens een ronde tafel georganizeerd door het Belgisch Contactpunt van het Europees Migratienetwerk.

18 maart 2016

The EU and Turkey have found an agreement in order to end irregular migration from Turkey to the EU.

16 maart 2016

Today, the Commission is reporting on the implementation of the temporary emergency relocation schemes and the European resettlement scheme. The report summarises the challenges and proposes recommendations to improve the implementation of these schemes.
Hoofdthema: Asylum
Trefwoorden: resettlement, relocation

10 maart 2016

The Council conclusions on migrant smuggling were adopted by the Council at its 3455th meeting held on 10-11 March 2016

04 maart 2016

This Eurostat News Release covers main trends on first time asylum applicants and on pending asylum applicants for the complete 2015 year in the EU28+ EFTA region.

02 maart 2016

Today the Commission proposes a new Emergency Assistance Instrument for faster crisis response within the EU.

02 maart 2016

Today, the Commission confirmed that Greece is in the process of returning 308 irregular migrants to Turkey, as the EU steps up its efforts to ensure that those who do not qualify for international protection will be quickly and effectively returned to their countries of origin or transit.

27 februari 2016

Today 27 February, numerous platforms and citizens came together for a European March in more than hundred cities in 28 countries, including Brussels where 3000 persons expressed support for the initiative.

26 februari 2016

Today, the Belgian government approved the plan for the distribution of asylum seekers over the different municipalities of the Kingdom. It will enter into force on 1 May 2016.
Hoofdthema: Asylum
Trefwoorden: distribution plan

25 februari 2016

The Justice and Home Affairs Council of 25/02/2016 discussed the current migratory situation, including the monitoring of implementation of the measures already agreed at recent meetings of the European Council and Justice and Home Affairs Council.

23 februari 2016

Today Interior Minister Jan Jambon announced the Belgian government's decision to patrol the border with France until 23 March 2016, alleging a surge in arrivals caused by the closure of the refugee camp known as the "Jungle" in Calais.

22 februari 2016

Europol heeft vandaag een nieuw centrum tegen mensensmokkel gelanceerd, het European Migrant Smuggling Center (EMSC). Het doel van het centrum is om de Europese lidstaten proactief te ondersteunen in het ontmantelen van criminele netwerken die instaan voor de mensensmokkel richting Europa.

18 februari 2016

Vanaf januari 2016 publiceert het CGVS de maandelijkse asielstatistieken volgens het aantal personen in plaats van het aantal dossiers. Op deze manier stemmen de nationale statistieken overeen met de definities die Europese instanties hanteren zoals Eurostat en EASO.
Hoofdthema: Internationale bescherming
Trefwoorden: asielaanvragen

15 februari 2016

On 15th February, a new vaccination campaign has been launched for newly arrived asylum seekers.
Hoofdthema: Reception
Trefwoorden: public health, reception, vaccination

04 februari 2016

Belgium pledged 75 million EUR to be spent on humanitarian aid in Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. The aid will mostly be dedicated to initiatives encouraging refugees to stay in their region of origin and providing dignified living conditions.
Hoofdthema: Asylum
Trefwoorden: humanitarian aid, Syria, Syrian refugees

15 februari 2016

Op maandag 1 februari hebben Fedasil en IOM een chartervlucht ingelast om de vrijwillige terugkeer van 106 personen naar Bagdad te organiseren; een unicum in Europa.

01 februari 2016

Het Jaarrapport 2015 over de strijd tegen mensenhandel en mensensmokkel is nu beschikbaar in het Engels. Het rapport is van Myria, het Belgische Federaal Migratiecentrum en de onafhankelijk nationaal rapporteur mensenhandel.
Hoofdthema: Mensensmokkel & Mensenhandel
Trefwoorden: mensenhandel