Synthesis Reports

Synthesis Reports bring together the main findings from the national reports and places them within an EU perspective. They are produced by the European Commission, assisted by the EMN Service Provider, following receipt of a sufficient number (at least 20) of national reports.

Synthesis Report: Annual Report on Migration and Asylum 2020

The European Migration Network (EMN) Annual Report on Migration and Asylum 2020 is now public! Based on the contributions of the EMN National Contact Points, the report provides a comprehensive overview of national developments in the area of migration and asylum during 2020 in the EU Member States and Norway. Besides COVID-19 related impacts, such […]

Synthesis Report: Children in Migration. Report on the state of implementation in 2019 of the 2017 Communication on the protection of children in migration

The 2017 Communication of the European Commission sets out actions to reinforce the protection of all migrant children at EU and national levels. The EMN report provides comparable information and examples from 26 countries across the key areas set out in the 2017 Communication, including identification, protection, reception, status determination procedures, guardianship and the integration […]

Synthesis Report: Pathways to citizenship for third-country nationals in the EU

Integration through acquisition of citizenship has become an important topic in many EU Member States in recent years, as the number of new migrants arriving in the EU has increased in recent years. The EMN study found that citizenship is seen by Member States as either the culmination of the integration process or as facilitating […]

Synthesis Report: Annual Report on Migration and Asylum 2019

The European Migration Network (EMN) Annual Report on Migration and Asylum 2019, provides a comprehensive overview of national developments in the EU and Norway. Increase in asylum applications, enhanced reception capacities and integration measures, strengthened legal pathways to migration and further support to return were some of the key trends in 2019. It is important […]

Synthesis Report: Attracting and retaining international students in the EU

This Synthesis Report presents the main findings of the EMN Study on Attracting and retaining international students in the European Union (EU). The study is very topical in light of the transposition of the Students and Researchers Directive ((EU)2016/801) which sets out a common framework for admission and residence of students from third countries in the EU. This study explores […]

Synthesis Report: Annual Report on Migration and Asylum 2018

This Synthesis Report was prepared on the basis of National Contributions from 27 EMN NCPs (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom and Norway) according to a Common Template developed by the […]

Synthesis Report: Impact of Visa Liberalisation on Countries of Destination

This synthesis report presents the main findings of the EMN Study on Impact of Visa Liberalisation on Countries of Destination. As of 2018, five Western Balkan and three Eastern Partnership countries benefit from visa liberalisation to the EU Schengen area, following a series of visa liberalisation roadmaps and action plans: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Monte-negro, […]

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