Publication date: 15 July 2014

The Federal Migration Centre made a brochure with information on access to the Belgian Nationality after the new Nationality Code came into force on 1 January 2013. This is the fourth edition of this brochure.

Publication date: 04 July 2014

Today, the Federal Migration Centre presented its Annual Report on Migration 2013. The report highlights recent available data, provides a juridical analysis on the issues at stake and lists a number of recommandations towards the government.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration, Cross-sectional
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: annual report, federal migration centre

Publication date: 02 July 2014

The Belgian Federal Migration Centre published today a report on the Belgian return policy after the transposition of the EU-Return Directive.

Publication date: 02 July 2014

This focused study examines the use of detention and alternatives to detention in the context of immigration policies in Belgium.

Publication date: 02 July 2014

This handbook aims to strengthen the protection of children, specifically addressing the particular needs of child victims of trafficking.

Publication date: 01 July 2014

After the success of the first edition, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) and the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) launched an update of their guide to European law on asylum, borders and immigration.

Publication date: 13 June 2014

The report debunks some common myths and provides an understanding of key characteristics of migration in the context of climate change. With a focus on EU policies and legal frameworks in the area of migration and asylum, the report presents a series of policy recommendations to the EU.
Main theme: Migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: climate change

Publication date: 10 June 2014

The brochure 'Marriage and legal cohabitation in Belgium' of the Federal Migration Centre is a simple and useful tool for partners searching information as well as for people assisting them with advice.
Main theme: Migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: legal cohabitation, marriage migration

Publication date: 09 June 2014

The governance of integration of immigrants in EU Member States is a complex process involving actors across multiple policy areas at national, local, and supranational levels of administration.
Main theme: Integration, Migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: diaspora, Integration

Publication date: 03 June 2014

The 7th edition of the EMN Bulletin provides updates 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: 23 May 2014

This Report synthesises information collected annually to provide a descriptive analysis of the situation in the Member States and to identify trends in relation to the Stockholm Programme.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: Annual Policy Reports
Keywords: Stockholm Programme

Publication date: 23 May 2014

The Commission published the 5th Annual Report on Immigration and Asylum (2013) and the accompanying Staff Working Document, providing more information and statistics on developments at both EU and member State levels, the latter collected by the European Migration Network (EMN).
Main theme: Asylum, Migration

Publication date: 31 March 2014

This focussed study examines the mechanisms for detection, identification and referral of (potential) victims of trafficking in human beings in international protection (including Dublin) and forced return procedures.

Publication date: 01 March 2014

This paper published in March 2014 examines the sanctions applied to counteract irregular migration.
Main theme: Irregular Migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: illegal entry, penalties, sanction

Publication date: 21 February 2014

This study provides an overview of the social security entitlements of certain categories of immigrants in Belgium. It also analyses the socio-economic position of immigrants in Belgium.

Publication date: 20 February 2014

The EMN Bulletin provides policymakers and other practitioners with updates on recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national level, and is structured to provide in all relevant themes.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration, Data & Statistics
Publication Type: EMN bulletin

Publication date: 02 December 2013

This publication reviews the solidarity measures the EU has established to support those countries most affected by irregular arrivals by sea and focusses on the fundamental rights challenges raised by such measures.

Publication date: 02 December 2013

On 27 November the first edition of the Flemish Migration and Integration Monitor was launched. The report contains administrative and statistical data on migration and integration processes in Flanders, within a Belgian and European framework.
Main theme: Integration, Data & Statistics, Migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: diversity

Publication date: 25 November 2013

This guide, made by women who have escaped trafficking and based on their experiences, provides information on trafficking in women and advice for potential victims and support-organisations.
Main theme: Vulnerable groups, Smuggling & Trafficking
Publication Type: Report

Publication date: 19 November 2013

This EMN Inform summarises the findings of an EMN AHQ to collect information on regulatory frameworks to manage the migration of TCN to the EU.

Publication date: 19 November 2013

This EMN Inform provides an overview of current aspects of return in EU Schengen Member States and Norway, including statistics.

Publication date: 13 November 2013

On 15 October, the Centre for Equal Opportunities and Opposition to Racism presented its 16th Annual Report on trafficking in, and smuggling of human beings.
Main theme: Smuggling & Trafficking
Publication Type: Report

Publication date: 31 October 2013

This fifth issue of the EMN Bulletin outlines recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national levels, including relevant statistics, from June to October 2013.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: EMN bulletin

Publication date: 28 October 2013

This report presents the outcomes of the Diaspora Ministerial Conference, organised by IOM on 18 and 19 June 2013 in Geneva, where policy- and lawmakers of 55 States shared experiences and thoughts on diaspora engagements, policies and programmes.
Main theme: Migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: diaspora, IOM, migration-development nexus

Publication date: 29 September 2013

This focussed study assesses whether Belgium actively attracts (highly) qualified third country nationals, analysing national measures and policies, their effectiveness and remaining challenges and barriers.
Main theme: Economic migration
Publication Type: Thematic Studies
Keywords: highly skilled workers