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: Migration, Integration, Data & Statistics
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: Smuggling & Trafficking, Vulnerable groups
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

Publication date: 26 September 2013

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

Publication date: 25 September 2013

Today, the Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) published a report examining the efforts made by the Belgian authorities to prevent and combat trafficking in human beings.
Main theme: Smuggling & Trafficking
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: GRETA, victims of human trafficking

Publication date: 18 September 2013

The World Migration Report 2013: Migrant Well-being and Development - the seventh report in IOM’s World Migration Report (WMR) series - focuses on the migrant, exploring the positive and negative effects of migration on individual well-being.
Main theme: Migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: Global Approach on Migration and Mobility, IOM, well-being

Publication date: 12 September 2013

The Inform provides an overview of current mobility provisions within the EU acquis to encourage the mobility of third-country nationals. It explores challenges and barriers which affect such mobility.
Main theme: Migration
Publication Type: EMN inform
Keywords: intra-EU mobility, mobility rights

Publication date: 13 August 2013

This report examines the qualifications assessment process for foreign workers in regulated occupations and identifies several emerging policies and trends driven in part by industry and employers.
Main theme: Economic migration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: qualifications, skills recognition, mobility

Publication date: 13 August 2013

Based on more than 100 interviews with service providers, policymakers and former victims of trafficking, the study analyses and compares the integration measures dedicated to victims of trafficking in Belgium, France, Hungary, Italy and the United Kingdom.
Main theme: Smuggling & Trafficking, Integration
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: victim of trafficking, Integration

Publication date: 12 August 2013

This report examines the barriers that internationally mobile professionals may face, the policies that have been adopted to overcome these barriers and the lessons that governments can draw from policy experiences to date.
Main theme: Study § Training
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: credentials, qualifications, skills recognition

Publication date: 09 August 2013

This EMN Inform provides information on the use of quotas by Member States as a measure to manage labour migration from third countries.

Publication date: 10 July 2013

Today the Centre for equal opportunities and opposition to racism en the "Centre de recherche en démographie et société" presented a demographic study about Turkish migration in Belgium.
Main theme: Migration
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: Turkish migration

Publication date: 04 July 2013

Produced by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) and the FRA, the Handbook provides an accessible guide to the various European standards relevant to asylum, borders and immigration.

Publication date: 04 July 2013

The FRA Annual Report examines fundamental rights-related developments in many fields, including asylum, immigration and integration, border control and visa policy.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration, Integration
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: economic crisis, fundamental rights