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

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: 25 June 2013

The International Migration Outlook 2013 says that migration into OECD countries rose by 2% in 2011 from the previous year, to reach almost 4 million. Recent data suggest a similar increase in 2012.

Publication date: 24 June 2013

This is the sixth annual report that the Centre for Equal Opportunities and the Fight against Racism publishes on migration. The report highlights relevant available data and provides a juridical analysis on the issues at stake.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Keywords: annual report

Publication date: 24 June 2013

The 4th Annual Report, that was releases on 17 June 2013, analyses the 2012 and early 2013 developments in the areas of immigration and asylum and calls for a more coherent EU response. The Report is inter alia based on EMN annual reports 2012.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Keywords: annual report

Publication date: 23 May 2013

This is the 9th Policy Report elaborated by the Belgian Contact Point of the EMN. It provides an overview of major developments in the field of asylum and migration in Belgium in the year 2012.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: Annual Policy Reports

Publication date: 21 May 2013

This document gives victims and practitioners an overview of rights based on EU legislation.
Main theme: Smuggling & Trafficking
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: rights, victims of human trafficking

Publication date: 21 May 2013

This publication presents the first report at the EU level on statistics on trafficking in human beings. It includes data for the years 2008, 2009 and 2010.
Main theme: Smuggling & Trafficking
Publication Type: Report
Keywords: trafficker, victims of human trafficking

Publication date: 22 April 2013

According to Frontex, the number of people trying to get into the EU dropped by around a half in 2012. Some 73.000 people were detected in 2012, down from around 114.000 in 2011.

Publication date: 15 April 2013

Based on the contributions from 24 EMN NCPs, this synthesis report provides an overview of the immigration and mobility policies allowing international students to enter into and move within the EU for the purpose of study.

Publication date: 27 March 2013

The migration coverage study plays a part in the media and migration programme of the United Nations Alliance of Civilisations, which notably aims at stimulating a global debate about the current state of migration coverage in the media.
Main theme: Migration
Publication Type: Study
Keywords: attitude towards migration, media coverage, public perception

Publication date: 27 March 2013

This paper maps the marital choices of persons with a migratory background in Belgium, with a focus on populations of Moroccan and Turkish origin.

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: 18 March 2013

The report explores how movements have responded to key changes such as EU enlargements, the end of restrictions on workers of new Member States and the economic crisis. The repot also examines the motivations for migration and impacts on labour markets.
Main theme: Migration
Keywords: free movement, intra-EU mobility

Publication date: 14 March 2013

This third issue of the EMN Bulletin outlines recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national levels, including relevant statistics, from October 2012 to January 2013.
Main theme: Asylum, Migration
Publication Type: EMN bulletin

Publication date: 12 March 2013

This study, coordinated by the Immigrant Council of Ireland and supported by the European Integration Fund, answers the question to what extent certain family reunification policies hinder or promote reunification with TCN family members and also their integration

Publication date: 11 March 2013

Frontex Programme of Work 2013 outlines Frontex's areas of possible activities for the year in question, focusing inter alia on the further development of the EUROSUR system, the operational support to Greece, implementation measures and new structures.

Publication date: 07 March 2013

This Policy Brief, which launches a flagship series for Migration Policy Institute (MPI) Europe, offers a first analysis of the changed empirical and policy environment in which the European Union (EU) finds itself.

Publication date: 28 February 2013

What are the challenges/barriers which affect the intra-EU mobility of third-country nationals? The study analyses this question as well as the EU acquis and national policies of relevance in this matter.
Main theme: Economic migration
Publication Type: Thematic Studies
Keywords: intra EU mobility, mobility rights

Publication date: 22 February 2013

This EP study aims to analyze the contribution and influence of the case law of the European Court of Human Rights and the Court of Justice of the European Union on asylum and immigration.

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: 08 February 2013

The proposal to facilitate the temporary transfer of third-country nationals for multinational companies is currently under discussion. Background information and state of play can be found here.

Publication date: 08 February 2013

Negotiations on the proposal for the seasonal workers directive are expected to be finalised soon. Background information and state of play can be found here.