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: 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: 07 September 2012

2011 stands out not only for the migration dynamics that have flowed into, out of and within the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, but also for the unprecedented social movements that have transformed the political culture. IOM addresses challenges and oppportunites experienced in 2011.

Publication date: 08 August 2012

This publication from the King Baudouin Foundation, reviews 22 projects building bridges between elderly migrants and existing services. Based on such experiences, tracks are identified to further involve elderly migrants in the society.

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: 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: 03 May 2012

The European Parliament's Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality requested this study.
Main theme: Vulnerable groups, Economic migration
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: au pair

Publication date: 15 March 2012

Peter H. van der Laan, Monika Smit, Inge Busschers and Pauline Aarten have published their study for the Campbell Collaboration. It focuses on cross-border trafficking for the purposes of sexual exploitation and prostitution.

Publication date: 15 February 2012

The study generates a checklist which aims to assist Member States in developing their processes for considering the return of children informed by national good practices.

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.

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: 21 April 2011

Study on unaccompanied minors, carried out by the Risk Analysis Unit of FRONTEX. Amongst others, EMN and the Belgian organisation "Payoke" contributed to this study
Main theme: Vulnerable groups
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: unaccompanied minors

Publication date: 30 June 2009

Who are the unaccompanied minors (UMAs) in Belgium? What motivates them to enter and stay in the country? What are the policies on reception, return and integration developed for UMAs in Belgium? This study addresses such questions and contains statistical information on the subject.