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EMN - European Migration Network, National Contact Point Belgium

Welcome to the Belgian Contact Point of the European Migration Network - EMN

Thank you for joining the Belgian National Contact Point (NCP) of the European Migration Network (EMN). You will find up-to-date, objective and reliable information on asylum, migration and cross-sectional issues in Belgium and in the European Union.

Have a look at our various activities and outputs, including policy reports, thematic studies, ad hoc queries as well as Informs and Country Factsheets. Check the news to obtain the latest updates and consult the agenda to stay informed about upcoming events!

The Team of the Belgian Contact Point of the EMN 

EMN Ad Hoc Queries

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Pub date: 
Feb 2015
18 (Member) States provided detailed national information and available statistical data on the detention and removal of unaccompanied and accompanied minors. This query was launched by the Belgian EMN national contact point.


Cover page of UNHCR Asylum Trends 2014
Pub date: 
Mar 2015
The UNHCR Asylum Trends 2014 summarizes patterns and trends in the number of individual asylum claims submitted in 38 European States and 6 selected non-European countries during 2014. It reveals a sharp increase in the number of asylum-seekers registered during 2014.
Pub date: 
Mar 2015
This policy brief of the Migration Policy Insitute (MPI) addresses the underlying mechanisms of policymaking around migration and asylum at the EU level and identifies areas in which the EU institutions must reform to have the desired effect on the ground.