Publication date: 18 December 2020

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the substantial measures taken by EU and OECD countries to prevent the spread of the virus had substantial consequences on remittances and the companies providing remittances services.
Main theme: External Dimension
Publication Type: EMN inform
Keywords: remittances

Publication date: 10 July 2019

In this report (which is available in Dutch and French) Myria analyses the broader migration context. It argues against pushbacks and for more legal pathways for people in need of protection.
Main theme: External Dimension, Asylum
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: international protection

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 February 2016

In the context of the current crisis, the Western Balkans is a busy migrant route. It is necessary to work more closely with this region and to come up with a coordinated approach to the crisis.

Publication date: 13 March 2015

In this new policy brief of the Migration Policy Centre (MPC), Luigi Achilli describes the situation of Syrian refugees registered with UNHCR in Jordan, the European approach and the changing attitude of the government of Jordan.
Main theme: External Dimension, International Protection
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: Jordan, resettlement, Syria, UNHCR

Publication date: 09 September 2013

Migration and the United Nations Post-2015 Development Agenda gathers together recent research findings outlining the links between migration and development and proposing how migration can best be factored into the future development framework.

Publication date: 03 July 2013

This very first edition of the IOM Brussels Country Office (CO) Year Report will give you a brief overview of activities undertaken in 2012 allowing a focus on specific areas of interest linked to the Belgian and Luxembourg migration context and more broadly to the European and global context.

Publication date: 03 January 2013

This EMN Inform provides a short overview of the main developments that took place in the EU in 2011 in response to increasing migratory pressure and specifically in relation to the six strategic priority areas of the EU Action on Migratory Pressure.

Publication date: 03 January 2013

This EMN Inform provides an overview of the main developments that took place in 2011 within the Global Approach to Migration and Mobility (GAMM) objective of maximising the development impact of migration and mobility.

Publication date: 03 January 2013

This EMN Inform presents the main developments that took place in 2011 with regard to international protection comprising statistics, the Common European Asylum System, intra-EU Solidarity , external dimension and unaccompanied minors.

Publication date: 07 December 2012

The edition provides a summary of IOM's regional strategies and presents IOM's responses and funding needs according to key thematic areas which all aim to enhance migration's positive impact on development.

Publication date: 31 October 2012

This publication focuses on Brazilian migrants who have resided in Belgium and who returned to Brazil through the system of voluntary return. The thesis investigates if and how these returnees become actors of development in their home region in Brazil.
Main theme: Return & Readmission, External Dimension
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: AVRR, Brazil

Publication date: 03 August 2012

This study provides an insight into the variety of transnational practices developed by people of Chinese, Congolese, Moroccan and Turkish origin residing in Belgium.

Publication date: 11 July 2012

Taking stock of more than 80 migration profiles, this guide presents the key lessons learned and the main challenges as well as practical guidance on how to initiate, implement and follow up on a migration profile process in a particular country.

Publication date: 07 May 2012

This Handbook for policymakers and practitioners in home and host countries gives concrete examples of policies and programs that have been effective, and pulls out both useful lessons and common challenges associated with the topics at hand.

Publication date: 03 May 2012

In a globalised economic environment, labour mobility both within the EU and between the EU and the rest of the world is a growing reality and necessity. Social security coordination is a system of rules aimed at facilitating such mobility.

Publication date: 22 February 2012

In this new publication, M. Maes, M.-C. Foblets and Ph. De Bruycker provide an analysis of the dynamic relationship of the external dimensions of EU asylum and migration policies.
Main theme: External Dimension
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: asylum law, EU Migration Policy

Publication date: 01 February 2012

Gallup’s ongoing World Poll surveys in more than 150 countries. The Many Faces of Global Migration report is an introduction to what Gallup has learned by asking migrants and potential migrants themselves about their lives.
Main theme: Migration, External Dimension
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: Gallup

Publication date: 27 July 2011

In November 2010, the World Bank published the update of its factbook on migration and remittances