Publication date: 01 November 2021

The EMN has collected data on statelessness from across EU Member States and Georgia to assess progress, draw key findings on the state of play, and provide an overview of how statelessness is addressed. 
Main theme: International Protection
Publication Type: EMN inform
Keywords: statelessness

Publication date: 05 November 2019

This study aims to analyse the possible consequences on international protection status for individuals who travel to or contact the authorities in their country of origin.
Main theme: International Protection
Publication Type: Thematic Studies
Keywords: end of protection status

Publication date: 04 July 2019

EMN Belgium publishes a study on the socio-economic integration of people granted international protection in Belgium between 2001 and 2014. This report links administrative longitudinal data from the National Register and the Data Warehouse Labour Market and Social Protection.
Main theme: International Protection
Publication Type: Thematic Studies
Keywords: socio-economic integration

Publication date: 01 May 2019

This MPI Europe report explores the various forms of predeparture orientation programs offered by resettlement countries. It focuses on important design questions and identifies a set of features shared by effective programs.
Main theme: Integration, International Protection
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: resettlement, assimilation

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: 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: 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: 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: 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.

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).  
Main theme: Reception, International Protection
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: asylum acquis

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
Main theme: International Protection
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: country of origin information (COI)

Publication date: 06 January 2017

Le nombre de demandes d’asile introduites en Belgique en 2016 a diminué de plus de la moitié par rapport à l’année passée et le nombre de décisions prises par le CGRA a atteint un niveau record.

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.
Main theme: International Protection
Publication Type: Opinion
Keywords: UNHCR, Common European Asylum System

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.
Main theme: International Protection, Integration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: labour market integration

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: 01 August 2016

The EASO Annual Report provides a comprehensive overview of international protection in the EU over the year, reports on developments in asylum at European level, and assesses the functioning of the Common European Asylum System.
Main theme: Asylum
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: EASO, EASO annual report, CEAS

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.
Main theme: International Protection
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: asylum recognition rate

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.
Main theme: International Protection
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: private sponsorship, resettlement