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European and International developments on migration and asylum: January - March 2016

Date Published: 23-03-2016

23 March 2016

Developments

Reports

Newsletter

 Statistics / Trends

Events

31 March – 1 April 2016: The Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office in Estonia, the University of Tartu and the Estonian Contact Point for the European Migration Network in Tallinn University will hold a conference on Immigration to the Nordic-Baltic Region: New Trends and Integration Challenges, in Tallin, Estonia.

15 April 2016: The Luxembourg Contact Point of the European Migration Network (LU EMN NCP) will  hold a Conference on Statelessness at the University of Luxembourg on Campus Kirchberg, Luxembourg

2 May 2016: National EMN Conference Austria: The Establishment of Identity in the Migration Process in Vienna, Austria.

19 May 2016: Public Policy Exchange host Driving Forward Multilevel Integration for Migrants in Europe: Improving Access to Education and to the Labour Market in Brussels, Belgium.

3 June 2016: The Norwegian National Contact Point (NO EMN NCP) Conference on the future of the European asylum and refugee system, Rethinking asylum and refugee protection in Oslo, Norway. Email: emnnorway@udi.no.

20 – 23 June 2016: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights "Fundamental Rights Forum" on Rights, Respect, Reality: the Europe of Values in Today’s World in Vienna, Austria.

11 – 13 July 2016: European Network on Statelessness,  #StatelessKids Youth Congress 2016 at the Maastricht University Campus, Brussels, Belgium.

Summer schools

4 – 15 July 2016: Odysseus Network Summer School on EU Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) in Brussels, Belgium

27 June – 8 July 2016: Migration Policy Centre Migration Summer School: Approaches to International Migration at Origin and Destination: Theories, Policies and Methods for Analysis in Florence, Italy


8 March 2016

Developments


26 February 2016

Developments

Reports / Studies

Statistics / Trends

Newsletters

Events

26  – 27 February 2016: Odysseus Network’s 1st Annual Conference on Searching for Solidarity in EU Asylum and Border Policies. Venue: Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium.

15 April 2016: The Luxembourg Contact Point of the European Migration Network (LU EMN NCP) will  hold a Conference on Statelessness. Venue: University of Luxembourg on Campus Kirchberg.

2 May 2016: National EMN Conference Austria: The Establishment of Identity in the Migration Process, Vienna, Austria.

3 June 2016: The Norwegian National Contact Point (NO EMN NCP) Conference on the future of the European asylum and refugee system, Rethinking asylum and refugee protection. Venue: Oslo, Norway. Email: emnnorway@udi.no.

Summer schools

4 – 15 July 2016: Odysseus Network Summer School on EU Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy. Venue: Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium.

27 June – 8 July 2016: Migration Policy Centre Migration Summer School: Approaches to International Migration at Origin and Destination: Theories, Policies and Methods for Analysis
Venue: Florence, Italy. 

Call for papers

Europe’s Crisis: What Future for Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy?, Queen Mary University of London, extended deadline 15 March.


12 February 2016

Developments

Reports / Studies

Statistics / Trends

Newsletters

Events

  • 15 April 2016: The Luxembourg Contact Point of the European Migration Network (LU EMN NCP) would hold a Conference on Statelessness. Venue: University of Luxembourg on Campus Kirchberg.

Event proceedings

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Latest Developments

·         UNHCR redefined their role in Greece as EU-Turkey Agreement comes into effect

·         European Commission proposal to implement EU-Turkey agreement: 54,000 places allocated for resettlement of Syrians from Turkey 

·         European Commission President Juncker appointed Maarten Verwey to act as the EU Coordinator to implement the EU-Turkey statement

·         Joint EU-Turkey statement following European Council meeting, 18 March2016

·         Main conclusions of the European Council, 17-18 March 2016

·         European Commission communication to the European Parliament, the European Council and the Council on operational steps in EU-Turkey cooperation in the field of migration

·         European Commission announced €445 million in humanitarian aid for the Syria Crisis in 2016

Reports

·         European Commission published Study on gender dimension of trafficking  in human beings

·         Frontex published Frontex Risk Analysis Network (FRAN) Quarterly Report (Quarter 4, 2015)

·         EASO published a Country of Origin Information (COI) report on Security situation in Somali

·         Frontex published Guidelines for Processing of Third Country Nationals through Automated Border Control

·         IOM launched findings of a survey on Human Trafficking and Exploitation Prevalence on Eastern Mediterranean Migrant Routes

·         Asylum Information Database (AIDA)released a new country report on Serbia

Newsletter

·         Fundamental Rights Agency: Newsletter  March 2016

·         Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM) Newsletter March 2016

·         ICMPD :Monthly Update March 2016

·         EASO: Newsletter February 2016  

·         European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE): Newsletter Issue 16, February 2016

 

Statistics / Trends

·         IOM update:  Over 160,547 migrants and refugees arrived in Europe to-date in 2016; over 488 deaths

·         Eurostat: Figures show over 1.2 million first time asylum seekers registered in the EU-28 in 2015

·         European Commission visa statistics: Schengen States issued 14.3 million visas for short stays in 2015

 

Events

31 March – 1 April 2016: The Nordic Council of Ministers’ Office in Estonia, the University of Tartu and the Estonian Contact Point for the European Migration Network in Tallinn University will hold a conference on Immigration to the Nordic-Baltic Region: New Trends and Integration Challenges, in Tallin, Estonia

15 April 2016: The Luxembourg Contact Point of the European Migration Network (LU EMN NCP) will  hold a Conference on Statelessness at the University of Luxembourg on Campus Kirchberg, Luxembourg

2 May 2016: National EMN Conference Austria: The Establishment of Identity in the Migration Process in Vienna, Austria

19 May 2016: Public Policy Exchange host Driving Forward Multilevel Integration for Migrants in Europe: Improving Access to Education and to the Labour Market in Brussels, Belgium.

3 June 2016: The Norwegian National Contact Point (NO EMN NCP) Conference on the future of the European asylum and refugee system, Rethinking asylum and refugee protection in Oslo, Norway. Email: emnnorway@udi.no 

20 – 23 June 2016: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights Fundamental Rights Forum  on Rights, Respect, Reality: the Europe of Values in Today’s World in Vienna, Austria

11 – 13 July 2016: European Network on Statelessness,  #StatelessKids Youth Congress 2016 at the Maastricht University Campus, Brussels, Belgium

Summer schools  

4 – 15 July 2016: Odysseus Network Summer School on EU Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) in Brussels, Belgium

27 June – 8 July 2016: Migration Policy Centre Migration Summer School: Approaches to International Migration at Origin and Destination: Theories, Policies and Methods for Analysis in Florence, Italy

 

 

 

 

 

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