Publication date: 10 September 2018

This EMN study provides an overview of the changes to national strategies, approaches and measures in response to  the  unprecedented  migratory  movements  to  EU  Member States and Norway between 2014 and 2016.
Main theme: Asylum
Publication Type: Thematic Studies
Keywords: influx

Publication date: 10 September 2018

This EMN Inform summarizes the main results of the EMN study "Changing influx of asylum seekers 2014-2016".
Main theme: Asylum
Publication Type: EMN inform
Keywords: influx

Publication date: 06 September 2018

The Country Factsheet provides succinct information on the most significant political and legislative developments in the field of migration and international protection in Belgium in 2017, plus the latest relevant statistics.

Publication date: 06 September 2018

The EMN annual report on asylum and migration provides an overview of the major developments in the field of migration and asylum in Belgium and in the EU in 2017.

Publication date: 26 June 2018

In this annual report Myria analyses the current migration and tests policy and practice against respect for fundamental rights. Myria draws conclusions and formulates policy recommandations. 

Publication date: 29 May 2018

This publication takes stock of recent EU developments in the area of asylum, borders and external cooperation on migration.

    Publication date: 08 May 2018

    The 22nd edition of the EMN Bulletin provides up-to-date information on recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national level, including latest relevant published statistics.
    Main theme: Asylum, Migration
    Publication Type: EMN bulletin

    Publication date: 20 April 2018

    The updated country report on Belgium contains information on recent developments in case law and policy related to asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention of asylum seekers and integration of beneficiaries of international protection.
    Main theme: Asylum
    Publication Type: Report
    Keywords: asylum law

    Publication date: 14 March 2018

    In the context of the debate on returns to Sudan, the Belgian authorities saw the need to collect up to date and comparable data regarding the number of Sudanese nationals returned to Sudan by other EU Member States (MS) and Norway, and to collect additional information on the identification and return processes in other EU Member States and Norway.   

    Publication date: 07 March 2018

    This EMN Inform provides an overview of (Member) States' policies and practices regarding safe countries of origin. It describes which countries have introduced a list of safe countries of origin and whether nationals from these countries are treated differently than nationals from other countries in the procedure for international protection. Moreover, differences relating to reception conditions and return provisions are examined. 

    Publication date: 01 February 2018

    The 21st edition of the EMN Bulletin provides up-to-date information on recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national level, including latest relevant published statistics.
    Main theme: Asylum, Migration
    Publication Type: EMN bulletin

    Publication date: 15 January 2018

    This Inform presents an overview of the EMN Study on “Challenges and practices for establishing the identity of third-country nationals in migration procedures”. 

    Publication date: 15 January 2018

    The Belgian Contact Point of the European Migration Network has published a report on challenges and practices for establishing identity in the migration process. The report served as the Belgian contribution to an EU Synthesis report on the topic, which compares national policies, legislation and practices on the subject in 25 EU Member States and Norway. 

    Publication date: 01 December 2017

    This EMN Policy Brief examines trends in applications for international protection and irregular movements of third-country national migrants across the EU and Norway. It focuses on the period 2012 - 2016 and – where data is available - up to August 2017. This is an update of the Policy Brief published in December 2015.

    Publication date: 23 October 2017

    The 20th edition of the EMN Bulletin provides up-to-date information on recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national level, including latest relevant published statistics.
    Main theme: Cross-sectional
    Publication Type: EMN bulletin
    Keywords: European Agenda on Migration

    Publication date: 20 October 2017

    This report reviews data relating to migrants' access to information on their rights in 19 reception and detention facilities of 8 EU Member States, including Belgium. It includes recommendations on how to make information provision effective.
    Main theme: International Protection
    Publication Type: Report
    Keywords: human rights

    Publication date: 30 September 2017

    This report points to the need for reform in the European asylum system. There is a need for a more balanced distribution of asylum seekers between the Member States and more uniform decision-making on asylum within the EU. The authors argue that a person seeking asylum should have the same chance of being granted asylum irrespective of the country in which the application is made. 
    Main theme: Asylum, International Protection
    Publication Type: Report
    Keywords: CEAS

    Publication date: 18 August 2017

    The Country Factsheet provides succinct information on the most significant political and legislative developments in the field of migration and international protection in Belgium in 2016, plus the latest relevant statistics.
    Main theme: Asylum, Migration
    Publication Type: Annual Policy Reports

    Publication date: 02 August 2017

    The 19th edition of the EMN Bulletin provides up-to-date information on recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national level, including latest relevant published statistics.
    Main theme: Asylum, Migration
    Publication Type: EMN bulletin

    Publication date: 28 June 2017

    The EMN annual policy report provides an overview of the major developments in the field of migration and asylum in Belgium and in the EU in 2016.
    Main theme: Asylum, Migration
    Publication Type: Annual Policy Reports

    Publication date: 15 June 2017

    Myria's annual report "Migration in figures and rights 2017" highlights recent available data and it provides an analysis of a number of issues at stake in the field of immigration and asylum. Myria also addresses a number of recommendations towards the government on the respect of fundamental rights of foreigners.
    Main theme: Asylum, Migration
    Publication Type: Report
    Keywords: fundamental right, humanitarian visa

    Publication date: 28 May 2017

    The EU Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) published its "Fundamental Rights Report 2017". FRA states that diverse efforts at both EU and national levels sought to bolster fundamental rights protection in 2016, while some measures threatened to undermine such protection. The report includes a chapter on asylum, visas, migration, borders and integration.
    Main theme: Asylum, Migration
    Publication Type: Report
    Keywords: fundamental rights

    Publication date: 19 May 2017

    In the wake of the refugee crisis and in reaction to terrorist attacks, European governments are seeking tighter control over the whereabouts of migrants and refugees. This policy paper sheds light on EU rules regulating the detention of applicants for international protection, how they are currently implemented by Member States, and the ongoing reform process.
    Main theme: Asylum
    Publication Type: Report
    Keywords: detention

    Publication date: 17 May 2017

    The 18th edition of the EMN Bulletin provides up-to-date information on recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national level, including latest relevant published statistics.
    Main theme: Asylum, Migration
    Publication Type: EMN bulletin

    Publication date: 08 May 2017

    This publication is based on social media research conducted by a small UNHCR team. Between March and December 2016, they issued weekly monitoring reports which have now been compiled into this synopsis.