Publication date: 03 November 2014
This focused study presents an analysis of (Member) States use of detention and alternatives to detention in the context of immigration policies and identifies similarities, differences and good practices in this field
Publication date: 01 October 2014
The REG Directory “Connecting Return Experts across Europe” gives an overview of the programmes across Europe to support return and reintegration in third countries.
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: 14 June 2013
The annual "activity report" 2012 of the Immigration Office is available.
Publication date: 25 March 2013
In this background note, the ACP Observatory on Migration assesses return migration in a South-South context, proposing return definitions, typologies and trends as well as a summary of current policies and best practices.
Publication date: 21 February 2013
This Synthesis Report summarises the main findings of the EMN Focussed Study on Establishing Identity for International Protection: Challenges and Practices undertaken by EMN National Contact Points from 25 (Member) States.
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: 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.
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: 22 August 2012
The Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) 2011 Annual Report outlines IOM’s work carried out during 2011 in the areas of AVRR and `Post-Arrival and Reintegration Assistance` (PARA).
Publication date: 21 August 2012
The REAB Annual Report 2011 gives an overview of developments and latest trends regarding stakeholders, assistance and approaches addressing the return and reintegration of migrants. It offers a basis for further recommendations on AVRR and return management, more particularly in Belgium.
The annual report for 2011 Fedasil on developments in the field of voluntary return provides insight into the voluntary return programs, and a summary of the developments regarding the additional reintegration support as well as future prospects.
Publication date: 23 June 2011
This is the Annual Report 2010 of the Belgian Immigration Office (Dienst Vreemdelingenzaken/Office des Etrangers)
Publication date: 11 May 2011
The Centre for Equal Opportunities and Opposition to Racism (Centre) published its fourth annual report 'Migration'. The Centre pleads for the third year in a row for a sustainable migration policy in Belgium.
Publication date: 30 March 2011
To what extent the Voluntary Return Programmes for foreign workers can be helpful in order to decrease unemployment pressures in a context of economic crisis? In the background of lessons provided by experience in other countries, this paper analyzes the Spanish policy in that field.
Publication date: 27 January 2011
This research, initiated by the IOM, aimed at better defining the profile of the Brazilian migrants residing in Ireland, Portugal and Belgium.
Publication date: 01 October 2009
How is assisted return defined? How is voluntary return implemented in Belgium and what is the target group? This study examines further the political and institutional context, the legal basis as well as programs and data available on the subject.