EMN Annual Report 2019 explores trends on migration and asylum across the EU

The Annual Report on Migration and Asylum 2019, published by the European Migration Network (EMN), 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.

New 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. The30th Edition provides information from January 2020 to March 2020, including the (latest) relevant published statistics. The Bulletin this time contains a special annex as well on Member State responses to COVID-19 in the migration and asylum area.

Missing unaccompanied minors in the EU, Norway and the UK

The phenomenon of unaccompanied migrant children going missing has increasingly been in the focus of public attention in the EU. Several international organisations and European NGOs have raised concerns that the disappearance of unaccompanied minors is not always addressed in an effective manner.

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.


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