Publications

These Informs are shorter than the studies and gather information from the different National Contact Point of the EMN through specific queries about a concrete topic.

Incentives and motives for voluntary departure

Incentives and motives for voluntary departure

This inform strives to examine the impact of incentives and motives on a third-country national’s decision to depart voluntarily. Incentives refer to the measures offered by national authorities to encourage a third-country national to return voluntarily to a country. Motives, on the other hand, refer to the personal and contextual reasons on which a third-country national will make their decision to voluntarily depart or not.

Report 2022

Application of the Temporary Protection Directive (Scope and Registration)

Application of the Temporary Protection Directive

This inform provides information related to the implementation of the Temporary Protection Directive (TPD), triggered in response to the refugee crisis caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022. According to UNHCR, as of 4 May 2022, over 5,7 million Ukrainians (mainly women and children) have left Ukraine in search of safety, primarily arriving in neighbouring EU and third countries (including Moldova). This inform relates to the scope of the Temporary Protection Directive, as well as registration of persons fleeing the war in Ukraine. The analysis in this inform is based on contributions provided by 26 Member States.

Report 2022

Mapping of mental health policies for third-country national migrants

Mapping of mental health policies for third-country national migrants

This inform maps the policies in place in European Union to provide support to legally residing migrants and ensure their access to mental health services. It focuses on the underlying challenges
that migrants face in accessing mental health services, and the practices developed by Member States to address these challenges.

Report 2022

Attracting and Retaining international researchers

Attracting and Retaining international researchers

In view of growing labour market challenges, the European Union (UE) and its Member States have increasingly considered migration as a means to address the issue of ageing populations in the UE, sustain welfare systems and contribute to a skilled workforce.

This inform explores challenges and good practices to attract and retain international researchers, and analyses the implementation of the Students and Researchers Directive and relevant national policies, schemes and practices in the UE Member States.

Report 2022

Skills Mobility Partnerships (SKM): solución innovadora a la escasez de competencias en la UE.

Skills Mobility Partnerships (SKM)

Demographic changes, technological development and the growing mobility of workers have presented challenges across EU and non-EU countries. The new joint EMN-OECD inform explores challenges and benefits of innovative approaches and initiatives, such as SMPs.

Report 2022

The use of digitalisation and artificial intelligence in migration management

The use of digitalisation and artificial intelligence in migration management

This joint EMN-OECD inform is the second of the 2021 series of informs on Innovation in Migration. This inform aims to explore the role of new digital technologies in the management of migration and asylum. It focuses on a number of specific areas in migration, acquisition of citizenship, asylum procedures and border control management where digital technologies may be used (e.g. digitalisation of application processes, use of video conferencing for remote interviews, use of artificial intelligence (AI) to assist decision making processes, use of blockchain technology). It also considers the implications of using these types of technologies on fundamental rights.

Report 2022

EXPLORING LEGAL PATHWAYS TO FULFIL LABOUR NEEDS

EXPLORING LEGAL PATHWAYS TO FULFIL LABOUR NEEDS

This inform aims to explore Member States’ experiences with new legal pathways in these two above-mentioned areas, namely Talent Partnerships and complementary work-related pathways for those in need of international protection.

Report 2021

SEPARATED AND MISSING MIGRANTS: MEMBER STATES APROACHES TO PREVENT FAMILY SEPARATION AND SEARCH MECHANISMS FOR MISSING MIGRANTS

SEPARATED AND MISSING MIGRANTS

This inform provides a comparative overview of the policy measures and practical approaches taken by Member States to prevent and manage the risks of third-country nationals going missing and their separation from family members, with a focus on three different scenarios: 1) when they first come into contact with authorities; 2) during transfers to one facility to another; and 3) during their stay in a Member State.

Report 2021

EU AND OECD MEMBERS STATES RESPONSES TO MANAGING RESIDENCE PERMITS AND MIGRANT UNEMPLOYEMENT DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

EU AND OECD MEMBERS STATES RESPONSES DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

This Inform reports on measures implemented due to the COVID-19 crisis in the fields of residence permits and unemployment in EU and OECD countries, between March and June 2020. Irregularly staying migrants were not included in the scope of this Inform, except for the issue of access to COVID-19 related emergency healthcare services.

Report 2021

THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 IN THE MIGRATION AREA IN EU AND OCDE COUNTRIES

THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 IN THE MIGRATION AREA IN EU AND OCDE COUNTRIES

Between July 2020 and January 2021, the EMN, in collaboration with other organizations developed a series of informs on the impact of COVID-19 on migration. This inform provides an update of these impacts as of December 2020, closes earlier information gaps, summarizes and analyses the key findings across the earlier informs and identifies the main challenges and learning points in responding to the pandemic at a national level.

Report 2021

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