Publication date: 11 October 2012

This paper: "Women and and Girls fleeing conflict: Gender and the interpretation and application of the 1951 refugee convention" was commissioned in te context of a project on Developing Guidelines for the protection of people fleeing violence and conflict accross borders.
Main theme: International Protection, Vulnerable groups
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: conflict, gender

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

Publication date: 02 August 2012

This Eurostat publication (data in focus) provides an overview of asylum applications and first instance decisions for the first quarter of 2012.

Publication date: 31 July 2012

EASO's 1st annual report covers the 1st year of EASO operation and looks into various topics such as international developments, EASO tools and responses and EASO's network. It also includes relevant statistics.

Publication date: 27 July 2012

Asylum Aid published a study on "Gender Related Asylum Claims in Europe". The study is a Comparative Analysis of Law, Policies and Practice Focusing on Women in Nine EU Member States.

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: 28 June 2012

The Centre for Equal Opportunities and Opposition to Racism presented today its fifth Annual Report on Migration, with data and analysis on different migration topics (international protection, the right to family life, return, ...)
Main theme: Asylum, Migration, Regularization, Data & Statistics
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: annual report

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: 18 June 2012

The UNHCR 2011 Global Trends report has been published today. The report analyses the statistical trends and changes in the global populations of concern to UNHCR, i.e. refugees, returnees, stateless persons and certain groups of internally displaced persons (IDPs).
Main theme: Vulnerable groups, Data & Statistics, Asylum
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: UNHCR, Statistics, global trends

Publication date: 05 June 2012

On 5 June 2012, the Commissioner General for Refugees and Stateless Persons presented its annual report for the reference year 2011.
Main theme: Data & Statistics
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: asylum applications

Publication date: 30 May 2012

Today, the Commission is publishing a Report on the 2011 developments in the areas of immigration and asylum.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: annual report

Publication date: 29 May 2012

This publication of the European Parliament shows the number of asylum seekers, where they seek asylum and where they come from as well as the number of first instance decisions on asylum in 2011

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.
Main theme: Integration, Reception, Study § Training
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: education

Publication date: 16 April 2012

This report – Belgian Policy Report on Asylum and Migration 2011 – gives an overview of developments and changes that have occured in Belgium in the field of migration and asylum in the reference year.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration, Cross-sectional
Publication Type: Annual Policy Reports
Keywords: migration policy

Publication date: 13 February 2012

This is a reissue of the previous Handbook on Procedures and Criteria for Determining Refugee Status under the 1951 Convention and the 1967 Protocol relating to the Status of Refugees.

Publication date: 08 February 2012

This Eurostat publication provides an overview of asylum applicants and first instance decisions on asylum applications for the second quarter of 2011.

Publication date: 01 February 2012

The new Secretary of State for Asylum and Migration and for Social Integration, Maggie De Block (Open VLD), underligned her willingness to act "with determination" against abuses and fraud in the asylum and family reunification procedures, while respecting everyone's rights.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration

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The brochure is a practical guide to the Immigration Law. It is regularly updated since 2006. The new version is up to date till January 2012 and contains the recent modifications regarding family reunification.
Main theme: Asylum
Keywords: legislation

Publication date: 13 January 2012

This policy paper presents measures proposed by the new Secretary of State to remedy the reception crisis that Belgium urgently needs to overcome. Key measures, related costs and impacts are presented.
Main theme: Reception
Keywords: reception policy

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The Belgian Refugee Council (BCAR) presents its analysis on implementation and adaption of European principals concerning COI (Country of Origin Information)
Main theme: Asylum
Keywords: qualification directive

Publication date: 20 October 2011

The Belgian EMN NCP updated a report on protection statuses and published the report. The publication was presented on the EMN-national seminar on 60 years Geneva convention on October 14, 2011 which took place at Residence Palace in Brussels.
Main theme: International Protection, Regularization
Publication Type: Thematic Studies
Keywords: protection, status

Publication date: 18 October 2011

UNHCR has just released its Statistical overview of asylum applications lodged in Europe and selected non-European countries
Main theme: International Protection
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: asylum applications, asylum statistics

Publication date: 06 October 2011

This EMN Synthesis Report provides an overall insight into the most significant political and legislative (including EU) developments, as well as public debates, in the area of migration and asylum in the 27 EMN National Contact Points plus Norway for 2010
Main theme: Asylum, Migration, Cross-sectional
Publication Type: Annual Policy Reports
Keywords: EU Migration Policy

Publication date: 27 September 2011

This Eurostat publication is providing a detailed overview of the asylum applications and decisions in the EU27 in 2011.

Publication date: 08 September 2011

Climate change is a new driver of human migration and is expected by many to dwarf all others in its impact. This study was done by the Migration Policy Institute in coperation with the European University Institute.