Publications

Every year the European Migration Network develops a series of publications offering a source of comparative law that provides a complete vision of the migration situation to authorities, civil society, and other institutions linked to the topic.

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

Third-country national victims of trafficking in human beings: detection, identification and protection

Third-country national victims of trafficking in human beings: detection, identification and protection

This study concerns the detection, identification and protection of victims of trafficking in human beings who are third-country nationals. It has been drawn up on the basis of national contributions from the National Contact Points of the European Migration Network, Norway and Georgia. It sets out the applicable legislation as well as the cooperation mechanisms of the different European actors and the challenges and good practices identified regarding the impact of Covid-19.

Study 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

Protection of children in migration in the UE and Norway

Protection of children in migration in the UE and Norway

This EMN report maps the progress made by EU Member States and Norway in 2020 in implementing the measures recommended in the European Commission's 2017 Communication on the protection of migrant children, with a particular focus on progress made in implementing its recommendations. The 2017 Communication sets out actions to strengthen the protection of all third-country national migrant children at all stages of migration to and within the EU, at national and EU level. This is the second report in this series developed by the EMN and builds on the previous report covering the period up to 2019.

Study 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