29th EMN Bulletin - Published!

The EMN Bulletin provides policymakers and other practitioners with updates on recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national level. The 29th Edition provides information from September 2019 to December 2019, including the (latest) relevant published statistics.

Brexit

The withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union took place in an orderly manner on 31st January 2020 after the completion of the ratification process for the Withdrawal Agreement and the Political Declaration setting out the framework for the future partnership. During the transition period, which is expected to last until 31st December 2020, EU law shall be applicable to and in the UK and the country in practice will remain part of the single market and the customs union. According to the Withdrawal Agreement citizens with lawful residence at the end of the transition period keep their rights acquired through the freedom of movement. More detailed information on the right of residence is available on the website of the government.

New EMN Inform published: Statelessness in the European Union

Statelessness is a global phenomenon, concerning approximately 3.9 million people worldwide. The estimated number of persons either determined stateless or of undetermined nationality in the European Union plus Norway was 399 283 at the end of 2018. In 2017, there were 2,100 children registered stateless in Europe, a fourfold increase since 2010. And for those individuals recognised as being stateless, adults and children, what does that recognition mean in terms of access to residence, rights, support and travel documents? How is statelessness determined? A new Inform from the European Migration Network reveals the current state of play in the EU Member States and Norway.

Atlas of Migration by KCMD

The European Commission's Knowledge Centre on Migration and Demography (KCMD) published its Atlas of Migration on the 18 December 2019.

The Atlas brings together harmonized, up-to-date and validated data on the status of migration and demography in 28 EU Member States and 170 non-EU countries and territories.

Access the: Atlas of Migration interactive tool

From Tampere 20 to Tampere 2.0: The conference of EMN and the Finnish Presidency

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Tampere conclusions, EMN and the Finnish Presidency jointly organized a conference on the future of Europe’s migration and asylum policies in Helsinki, on the 24th and 25th of October 2019.Representatives of several Member States and interantional organizations participated in the event.

The video recordings of the event and the conference publication are available at the following link: https://e.eventos.fi/events/migri/emn-conference-24-25-october-2019

New EMN study published: Attracting innovative migrant entrepreneurs into Europe

Over half of the EU Member States consider that attracting and retaining innovative entrepreneurs and start-ups from countries outside the EU will promote a vibrant entrepreneurial culture. What are the main pull factors and requirements for foreign start-up founders and employees? A new study from the European Migration Network reveals good practices and challenges from 25 EU Member States.

28th EMN Bulletin - Published!

The EMN Bulletin provides policymakers and other practitioners with updates on recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national level. The 28th Edition provides information from July 2019 to September 2019, including the (latest) relevant published statistics.

Invitation: "“Present and Future Challenges to the Work of the International Law Commission in Codifying International Law, with Particular Attention to the Protection of Persons in the Event of Disasters”

The International Law Association (ILA) – Hungarian Branch; the Public International Law Sub-Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences; and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) of Hungary cordially invite you to the following high-level lecture:

Dr Eduardo VALENCIA-OSPINA (ILC):