Saturday, 8th of August

Webinar “(EU Member) States responses to managing residence permits and migrant unemployment during the COVID-19 pandemic”

European Migration Network (EMN) – Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) 30 July 2020, 10.30 – 11.45 (CEST)   We are pleased to invite you to join the upcoming EMN-OECD Webinar “(EU Member) States responses to managing residence permits and migrant unemployment during the COVID-19 pandemic” on Thursday 30 July 2020 at 10.30 (CEST). […]

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 EMN e-Conference “Challenges of Irregular Migration on the Eastern Mediterranean- Western Balkans Route in the time of COVID-19”

EMN e-Conference “Challenges of Irregular Migration on the Eastern Mediterranean- Western Balkans Route in the time of COVID-19” will take place on 24 June 2020. The conference will provide an opportunity for representatives of Member States, EU institutions and international organizations to exchange their knowledge and experience on dealing with irregular migration in the time of COVID-19 […]

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Webinar: Managing migration and asylum in a changing world: 2019 trends and policy responses to COVID-19 to date

EMN Annual Report on Migration launch webinar “Managing migration and asylum in a changing world: 2019 trends and policy responses to COVID-19 to date” will take place on Wednesday 17 June at 11:00 – 12:15 (Central European Summer time). Registration is required. You can register through the following link: https://bit.ly/2UcJKyz More information: EMN ARM launch webinar_practical […]

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New EMN study published: Comparative overview of national protection statuses in the EU and Norway

EU asylum law determines that people who flee from persecution in their home country should be granted refugee status or subsidiary protection. If a person’s case does not meet all criteria for this type of protection, Member States can step in and offer national protection. The new European Migration Network (EMN) study provides an overview of national protection statuses since 2010 in the EU Member States and Norway, examining the protection grounds, procedures, key rights and content of protection of each type of status.

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REPORT ON MIGRATION AND ASYLUM IN LATVIA (2019)

The annual report on the migration and asylum in Latvia (2019) provides an overview of the most important and most significant implemented and planned changes in the migration and asylum policy.

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COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION

On April 16, 2020 European Commission has adopted guidance on the implementation of relevant EU provisions in the area of asylum and return procedures and on resettlement in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Action plan by European Commission to mitigate the effects of COVID-19

The European Commission’s decisions on actions to mitigate the effects of an emergency: https://ec.europa.eu/info/live-work-travel-eu/health/coronavirus-response_en

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EMN Inform on Missing Unaccompanied Minors in the EU, Norway and the United Kingdom

The phenomenon of migrant children going missing has recently received increased attention from the media in several Member States and the European Parliament, an issue that has not yet been addressed in an effective manner, as reflected in several recent publications by international organisations and European NGO

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Migratory pathways for start-ups and innovative entrepreneurs from third countries. Dutch policy

The European Migration Network Dutch Contact Point has produced a short comparative overview of Dutch policies and other European Union and Norwegian policies on migration routes for start-ups and innovative entrepreneurs from third countries, based on data collected by the EMN study “Migration paths for start-ups and innovative entrepreneurs in the EU”.

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INFORMATION ON ISSUING DOCUMENTS IN OCMA

Cabinet of Ministers Order no. 103 The “Declaration of Emergency” states: ! If the identity document issued in the Republic of Latvia has expired, this identity document shall still be used to identify the person during the state of emergency. The Head of the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs or an official authorized by him may […]

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