Publication date: 06 September 2013

The purpose of this study was to provide an overview of the organisation of reception facilities for asylum seekers in the different Member States and to identify good practices and existing mechanisms for efficient and flexible reception facilities whilst ensuring quality.

Publication date: 09 August 2013

This EMN Inform provides information on the use of quotas by Member States as a measure to manage labour migration from third countries.

Publication date: 23 May 2013

This is the 9th Policy Report elaborated by the Belgian Contact Point of the EMN. It provides an overview of major developments in the field of asylum and migration in Belgium in the year 2012.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: Annual Policy Reports

Publication date: 15 April 2013

Based on the contributions from 24 EMN NCPs, this synthesis report provides an overview of the immigration and mobility policies allowing international students to enter into and move within the EU for the purpose of study.

Publication date: 14 March 2013

This third issue of the EMN Bulletin outlines recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national levels, including relevant statistics, from October 2012 to January 2013.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: EMN bulletin

Publication date: 28 February 2013

What are the challenges/barriers which affect the intra-EU mobility of third-country nationals? The study analyses this question as well as the EU acquis and national policies of relevance in this matter.
Main theme: Economic migration
Publication Type: Thematic Studies
Keywords: intra EU mobility, mobility rights

Publication date: 21 February 2013

This Synthesis Report summarises the main findings of the EMN Focussed Study on Establishing Identity for International Protection: Challenges and Practices undertaken by EMN National Contact Points from 25 (Member) States.

Publication date: 03 January 2013

This EMN Inform provides a short overview of the main developments that took place in the EU in 2011 in response to increasing migratory pressure and specifically in relation to the six strategic priority areas of the EU Action on Migratory Pressure.

Publication date: 03 January 2013

This EMN Inform provides an overview of the main developments that took place in 2011 within the Global Approach to Migration and Mobility (GAMM) objective of maximising the development impact of migration and mobility.

Publication date: 03 January 2013

This EMN Inform presents the main developments that took place in 2011 with regard to international protection comprising statistics, the Common European Asylum System, intra-EU Solidarity , external dimension and unaccompanied minors.

Publication date: 03 January 2013

This EMN Inform summarises the main developments in 2011 in legal migration and mobility. Topics addressed include statistics, promoting legal migration channels, economic, family Reunification and integration.

Publication date: 03 January 2013

This EMN Inform provides an overview of existing approaches, mechanisms and measures to reduce irregular migration to the EU and Norway.
Main theme: Irregular Migration
Publication Type: EMN inform
Keywords: migratory pressure, effective practice

Publication date: 03 January 2013

This EMN Inform analyzes whether there is a nexus between visa and migration policy in Member States practices, especially relating to long-stay visas.
Main theme: Borders & Visa
Publication Type: EMN inform
Keywords: migration management, visa policy

Publication date: 15 November 2012

This study of 2012 gives an overview of how migration and asylum policy is organised in Belgium. The study is an update from a study from 2008-2009.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration, Cross-sectional
Publication Type: Thematic Studies
Keywords: institutional framework

Publication date: 31 October 2012

This synthesis report summarises the main findings of the national reports for the EMN study on practical measures to reduce irregular migration preformed by EMN national contact points from 22 member states.
Main theme: Irregular Migration
Publication Type: Thematic Studies

Publication date: 26 October 2012

This Synthesis Report summarises the main findings of the National Reports for the EMN Study on Visa Policy as Migration Channel undertaken by EMN National Contact Points from 21 Member States.
Main theme: Borders & Visa
Publication Type: Thematic Studies
Keywords: visa policy

Publication date: 19 October 2012

This report contains EU, national and related developments in migration policy published in the period June to September 2012, as well as key statistics, plus related EMN outputs and developments that have occurred in this period.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: EMN bulletin

Publication date: 03 October 2012

This research project undertaken by Prof. F. Caestecker (University College Ghent) investigates the policy towards international students and the extent to which third-country nationals used opportunities to study in Belgium during the last decade.
Main theme: Study § Training
Publication Type: Thematic Studies
Keywords: admission, education, mobility, student

Publication date: 25 September 2012

In this national contribution to the EMN focussed study, the Belgian Contact Point describes the issue of establishing identity of applicants for international protection and for the return of rejected asylum applicants

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This EMN Inform summarises indications from EU migration statistics in 2009 of the effect of the economic crisis, based on the most recent relevant statistics available for analysis by the EMN.
Main theme: Data & Statistics
Publication Type: EMN inform

Publication date: 30 June 2012

This EMN Inform presents a summary of the main findings of the analysis of migration and international protection statistics for the year 2009 based on contributions from 21 Member States. The statistics were compiled in accordance with the Migratory Statistics Regulation 862/2007.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration, Data & Statistics
Publication Type: EMN inform

Publication date: 29 June 2012

This EMN Inform presents the main outcomes of the above-titled EMN Focussed Study.

Publication date: 27 June 2012

Based on the main findings of national contributions from 24 EMN NCP, the report highlights similarities and differences in means of prevention, detection and action, as well as statistics related to marriages of convenience and false declarations of parenthood.

Publication date: 18 June 2012

This first issue of the EMN Bulletin briefly presents EU, National and Related Developments in migration policy published in the period January to May 2012, as well as key statistics, plus related EMN outputs and developments that have occurred in this period.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: EMN bulletin

Publication date: 25 April 2012

In this national contribution to the EMN focussed study, the Belgian Contact Point clarifies the scope of the issue and presents national means of prevention, detection and actions against such misuses, as well as statistics in this field.