Policies on Reception, Return and Integration arrangements for and numbers of Unaccompanied Minors – an EU comparative study: EMN Synthesis Report

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This EMN Synthesis Report summarises the main findings of national reports produced by twenty-two of the EMN National Contact Points (EMN NCPs) from Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

In keeping with the EMN’s objectives, the purpose of this study was to fill a knowledge gap on policies on unaccompanied minors in the EU, to entry procedures, reception arrangements, including integration measures, detention, return and identified best practices. In addition, the available statistics on unaccompanied minors were collated.

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Author(s):European Migration Network
Publisher:Directorate General Justice, Freedom and Security, European Commission
Publication Date:01 May 2010
Geographic Focus:European Union
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