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: 31 August 2018

This paper, which is entitled 'The EU’s New Migration Partnership with Mali: Shifting towards a Risky Security-Migration-Development Nexus', seeks to understand why and how the EU has been redefining its migration strategy regarding Mali.
Main theme: External Dimension
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: Migration Partnership

Publication date: 07 August 2018

The 23rd edition of the EMN Bulletin provides up-to-date information on recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national level, including the latest relevant published statistics.  
Main theme: Cross-sectional
Publication Type: EMN bulletin
Keywords: EMN Bulletin

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: 17 May 2018

    This new policy brief offers a critical analysis of the reignited trend of externalised EU migration policies that appear to be moving towards a model of offshore processing, as used by Australia. By looking at the proposed CEAS reform, it lays out the fundamental concerns connected with the use of such a model and notes the flaws in the economic and “migration management” justifications for offshoring.
    Main theme: External Dimension
    Publication Type: Study
    Keywords: externalised EU migration policies

    Publication date: 17 May 2018

    To mark the 10 year anniversary of the EMN, the Anniversary Report takes stock of and presents key trends in asylum and migration flows and policy developments over the past 10 years. The report also highlights the main contributions that the EMN has made in this context.
    Main theme: Cross-sectional
    Publication Type: EMN inform
    Keywords: anniversary

    Publication date: 16 May 2018

    One of the greatest challenges facing twenty-first century Europe is the mass migration and integration of refugees who cross borders in search of safer lives. This report of the European Foundation for Democracy analyses the wide-ranging issues relating to the integration of refugees in seven European countries, including Belgium) and presents our key findings – both in terms of good practices and areas for concern – as well as recommendations for change.
    Main theme: Integration
    Publication Type: Report
    Keywords: social inclusion

    Publication date: 09 May 2018

    The Belgian Federal Migration Centre Myria, published a statistical paper on the issue of the ageing of the population and the role of immigration, a major demographic challenge for European societies.

    Publication date: 01 February 2018

    This updated report assesses how the presence of persons in need of protection affect the local communities in terms of housing, education, local economy and social responses
    Main theme: Integration
    Publication Type: Report
    Keywords: local community, fundamental rights

    Publication date: 10 January 2018

    The third socioeconomic monitoring includes data from 2013-2014, enlarges the analyzed age group and includes new variables - such as the level of education - and themes - such as the public sector - to better understand participation in the labour market according to the origin.
    Main theme: Integration
    Publication Type: Report

    Publication date: 09 January 2018

    Over a period of two years, a UNICEF Belgium team collected the testimonies of 170 migrant and refugee children from 36 nationalities in reception centres and schools. The children talk about their experiences in their country of origin and their new environment, the disaster they fled for, the trials they endured on the way, their joy and sorrow. With this report UNICEF wants to build a bridge between the words of these young people, who are very keen on participation, and policy makers who are often far removed from their reality.
    Main theme: Vulnerable groups
    Publication Type: Report
    Keywords: unaccompanied minors

    Publication date: 01 January 2018

    The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has been producing world migration reports since 2000. This year’s edition presents key data and information on migration as well as thematic chapters on highly topical migration issues.
    Main theme: Cross-sectional, External Dimension
    Publication Type: Report
    Keywords: World Migration Report

    Publication date: 21 December 2017

    Previous OECD and EU work has shown that even native-born children with immigrant parents face persistent disadvantage in the education system, the school-to-work transition, and the labour market. To which degree are these linked with their immigration background, i.e. with the issues faced by their parents? This publication provides new insights on the complex issue of the intergenerational transmission of disadvantage for native-born children of immigrants.
    Main theme: Integration
    Publication Type: Report
    Keywords: second generation, arbeidsmarktintegratie, education

    Publication date: 18 December 2017

    The International Migration Report 2017 reviews the latest migration trends, assesses the demographic contribution of migration, examines the status of ratification of relevant conventions and summarizes recent developments on migration at the United Nations. 
    Main theme: Cross-sectional, External Dimension
    Publication Type: Report
    Keywords: demography

    Publication date: 17 November 2017

    This progress report describes the activities undertaken and publications released by the EMN Platform on Statelessness, in cooperation with strategic partners, from May 2016 until November 2017.
    Main theme: Statelessness
    Publication Type: EMN Reports & studies

    Publication date: 09 November 2017

    Myria (the Belgian Federal Migration Centre - an independent public body analyzing migration policies) has released its fifth MyriaDoc on Return, Detention and Removal of Foreigners in Belgium (2017).

    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: 01 September 2017

    This report hightlights that global businesses can make unique and valuable contributions to refugee response by engaging refugees not as aid recipients, but as employees, producers, investees, and customers.
    Main theme: Integration
    Publication Type: Report

    Publication date: 01 July 2017

    This study by the Ethical Journalism Network and the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) aims to understand the prevailing media narratives on migration in different national contexts. It looks at their strengths and shortcomings, and provides some insight into the interplay between editorial lines, political narratives, journalistic approaches and public discourse.
    Main theme: External Dimension
    Publication Type: Study
    Keywords: media coverage

    Publication date: 30 June 2017

    24 (Member) States provided information on the volume of returned unaccompanied minors and on family tracing. This ad-hoc query was launched by the Finnish Contact Point to the EMN.

    Publication date: 30 June 2017

    UNHCR developed a practical tool called "Stateless Persons in Detention: A tool for their identification and enhanced protection". The purpose of the instrument is to facilitate identification o persons in the context of detention who may be stateless and to support the achievement of solutions to their predicament.
    Main theme: Statelessness
    Publication Type: Study
    Keywords: statelessness, identification, detention

    Publication date: 01 June 2017

    This report aims to support practitioners in implementing relevant polices in line with applicable law by outlining available safeguards against unlawful and arbitrary detention and highlighting promising practices.

    Publication date: 23 May 2017

    Myria, the Belgian Federal Migration Centre, today published a paper on humanitarian visa issued by the Belgian authorities in 2016.
    Main theme: Vulnerable groups
    Publication Type: Report
    Keywords: humanitarian visa

    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: 02 May 2017

    How to stimulate unaccompanied young adult refugees’ inclusion in society? This report discusses cohousing and case management for unaccompanied young adult refugees in Antwerp (CURANT), a social policy intervention combining intensive individualized guidance, cohabitation with a local flatmate, training and therapy with the aim of supporting social integration. The stakeholders’ underlying assumptions are untangled, and the intervention’s core ideas are connected with academic literature.
    Main theme: Integration
    Publication Type: Report
    Keywords: inclusion, social assistance, Social cohesion, Training