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: 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).
Publication date: 06 February 2017
In 2015 the Study and Policy Unit from the Federal Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers, started with a study into vulnerable persons with specific reception needs. The first phase of this study has been completed.
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: 09 November 2015
Through this publication, the Ciré informs private persons, who wish to welcome a migrant at home, about the needs of the sector and the legal consequences.
Publication date: 17 August 2015
On 27 July 2015, UNHCR and Fedasil launched the report “All Born on 01/01” which examines the situation of Afghan asylum seekers residing in collective reception centres in Belgium.
Publication date: 04 June 2015
This Report presents the main findings of the 2014 EMN Study "Policies, practices and data on unaccompanied minors (UAMs)". The study aims to update the findings of the 2008-2009 EMN study on UAMs.
Publication date: 14 August 2014
This EMN Inform summarizes the key findings of the corresponding EMN study which aimed to identify good practices and mechanisms to allow for flexible and efficient reception facilities whilst maintaining the quality of reception conditions.
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: 03 July 2013
This report provides statistics, information on the legal framework, the asylum procedure and reception conditions for asylum seekers in Belgium.
Publication date: 28 February 2013
The Dublin transnational network project co-ordinated by Forum Réfugiés -Cosi in collaboration with ECRE, the Hungarian Helsinki Committee and national partners published a comparative report on the Dublin application in several EU member states.
Publication date: 29 January 2013
The final approval of the recast of the reception conditions directive was accomplished in June 2013. Background information, state of play and case law regarding this directive can be found here.
Publication date: 03 May 2012
The Center for the study of democracy presents a handbook within the project “Integrating Refugee and Asylum-seeking Children in the Educational Systems of EU Member States: Evaluation and Promotion of Current Best Practices” – INTEGRACE.
Publication date: 24 August 2011
In July, the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA)issued a policy paper entitled "Policy paper: the recast of the EU asylum Procedure and Reception Directives", containing its concerns & recommendations on the 2 directives.
Publication date: 25 May 2011
The annual report of the Federal Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers (Fedasil) shows in chronology that in 2010 the crisis of the reception capacity for asylum seekers continued
Publication date: 28 March 2011
(01/06/2010) Federal Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers (Fedasil) published its annual report 2009. 2009 was a difficult year, marked on the one hand by a considerable increase in asylum applications, on the other hand by a considerable growth of the reception capacity.
Publication date: 31 May 2005
How did the reception system for asylum seekers develop in Belgium? What are its missions and responsibilities, its strengths and weaknesses? This study explores these questions and also looks in particular at the situation of applicants, including minors.