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Third annual report 'Migration' of the Centre for Equal Opportunities and Opposition to Racism (Centre).
Main theme: Migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: migration

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At the end of the Second World War, Belgium counted officially 10 Congolese individuals in its borders. Today, about 16.000 Congolese citizens are living in the country and further 25.000 persons, born as Congolese nationals, became Belgians.
Main theme: Migration
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: Congo

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The Centre for Equal Opportunities and Opposition to Racism (Centre) published in October 2010 its Statistical and Demographic Study 2009
Main theme: Migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: migration flows

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.
Main theme: Irregular Migration, Return & Readmission
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: Brazil, IOM, irregular resident

Publication date: 25 January 2011

In the recent past some important changes ocurred within the agricultural sector in Flanders and Belgium. This research paper focuses on the consequences of these changes for the employment of migrants in the agricultural sector.
Main theme: Economic migration
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: seasonal labour

Publication date: 12 January 2011

This EMN Synthesis Report aims to summarise and compare, within a European perspective, the findings from nine National Contact Points (Austria, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Latvia, Romania, Sweden, Netherlands and the United Kingdom) of the European Migration Network (EMN), on family reunification.

Publication date: 28 December 2010

Ms Joëlle Milquet, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Employment and Equal Opportunities responsible for migration and asylum policy, asked the European Economic and Social Committee to draw up an exploratory opinion on the role of legal immigration in the context of demographic challenges.

Publication date: 28 December 2010

What is the Belgian approach and policy regarding economic migration? This study addresses this question and examines the labour migration in Belgium from the point of view of combating labour shortages and/or labour demands.

Publication date: 05 October 2010

IOM-study: Migration between Russia and the European Union - Policy Implications from a Small-Scale Study of Irregular Migrants
Main theme: Migration, Irregular Migration, Return & Readmission
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: IOM, Russia

Publication date: 20 January 2010

This report – Belgian Policy Report on Asylum and Migration 2009 – gives an overview of developments and changes that have taken place 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: 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.
Main theme: Return & Readmission
Publication Type: Thematic Studies
Keywords: REAB program, migration policy

Publication date: 01 June 2009

This report – Belgian Policy Report on Asylum and Migration 2008 – gives an overview of developments and changes that have taken place 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: 31 March 2009

This study describes and analyzes the various aspects of the asylum and immigration policies in Belgium. It also examines lessons learned and future developments in this field.
Main theme: Migration
Publication Type: Thematic Studies
Keywords: institution, law

Publication date: 04 February 2008

This report – Belgian Policy Report on Asylum and Migration 2007 – gives an overview of developments and changes that have taken place 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: 23 January 2008

This report – Belgian Policy Report on Asylum and Migration 2006 – gives an overview of developments and changes that have taken place in Belgium in the field of asylum and migration in the reference year.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: Annual Policy Reports
Keywords: migration policy

Publication date: 15 January 2008

This report - Belgian Policy Report on Asylum and Migration 2005 - gives an overview of developments and changes that have taken place 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: 01 December 2006

What is the Belgian approach towards highly skilled workers from third countries? This study examines in detail the selection criteria, admission requirements, procedures for issuing work permits and the available data on the subject.

Publication date: 30 June 2006

This study examines the migration of students and professionals in the health sector in Belgium. It addresses various issues relating to qualifications and attractiveness of the education system and limitations to the migration of health professionals from third countries.
Main theme: Economic migration
Publication Type: Thematic Studies
Keywords: education, employment, labour shortages

Publication date: 01 November 2005

What are the rights of third country nationals residing illegally in Belgium, including access to medical care, housing and social security? How numerous are they and which difficulties are theirs? This study responds to these questions and also examines measures taken to address such issues.

Publication date: 04 January 2005

This report – Belgian Policy Report on Asylum and Migration 2004 – gives an overview of developments and changes that have taken place 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