EMN Informs provide succinct key findings and messages to policymakers on a specific topic based on the results of information gathered and analysed by the EMN, for example, from Reports and Studies, or from Ad-Hoc Queries.
This EMN Inform seeks to identify the different policies and approaches for return counselling used by Member States plus Norway as well as by national NGOs and international organisations delivering return counselling. The analysis is based on data collected by EMN National Contact Points through a dedicated EMN Ad-Hoc Query*. National authorities were asked to respond […]
This Inform presents an overview of five social benefits and arrangements for rights granted by Member States and Norway to beneficiaries of international protection: (1) education, (2) healthcare, (3) financial allowances, (4) housing and (5) family reunification. It describes the social benefits standards and arrangements for rights in Member States and Norway and whether or […]
Between 2014 and 2017, some 219 575 minors came to the EU plus Norway unaccompanied, i.e. without a parent or another adult responsible for them, to seek asylum. At the same time, at least another 48 591 minors came unaccompanied for other reasons,1 though the number of those outside the asylum system remains largely unknown. […]
European leaders at all levels are facing a number of labour market challenges, from ageing population, the sustainability of welfare and pension systems to companies’ growing struggles to find skilled workforce. Migration is increasingly viewed as a possible way to tackle these problems, especially the arrival of skilled persons from third countries. European Migration Network’s […]
In the wake of the high influx of mainly Syrian asylum seekers in 2015, several (Member) States were confronted with a considerable number of asylum applications from persons coming from countries that have been designated by certain Member States as ‘safe countries of origin’ on the basis that they consider these countries as generally safe […]
This Inform presents an overview of the EMN Study on “Challenges and practices for establishing the identity of third-country nationals in migration procedures”. The Synthesis Report is available on the EMN website and is based on National Reports from 26 (Member) States. The aim of this Study is to present an overview of the challenges […]
The European Migration Network (EMN) was entrusted by JHA Council Conclusions of 3 and 4 December 2015 with the creation of a platform to exchange information and good practices in the field of statelessness. This EMN Inform is the synthesis of the answers provided by Member States and Norway to an ad-hoc query launched by […]
This EMN Inform summarises the findings from the EMN Study on ‘the Integration of Beneficiaries of International/Humanitarian Protection into the Labour Market: Policies and Good Practices’. The Study was based on contributions from EMN National Contact Points in 24 Member States, collected via a common template to ensure comparability.
This EMN inform summarises tthe main findings of the EMN Policy Brief Study on Migrants’ Movements through the Mediterranean. This report has been compiled by the UK National Contact Point (NCP) of the European Migration Network (EMN) with the collaboration of the Italian, French, Netherlands and Swedish NCPs, the EMN Service Provider and input from […]
Optimity Advisors, supported by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) and the European Council of Refugees and Exiles (ECRE), was commissioned by the European Commission’s DG Migration and Home Affairs to undertake this study. It involved six months of desk research, interviews and data analysis across selected European Member States and third countries. […]
This EMN Inform presents the main findings of the EMN Study Determining labour shortages and the need for migration labour from third countries in the EU published in November 2015. The Study was based on contributions from EMN National Contact Points in 25 Member States, collected via common specifications.