Tuesday, 19th of January

Welcome to the web site of the Latvian Contact Point of the European Migration Network!

The objective of the Network is to meet the information needs of Community institutions and of Member States’ authorities and institutions on migration and asylum, by providing up-to-date, objective, reliable and comparable information on migration and asylum, with a view to supporting policymaking in the European Union in these areas.


EMN study on seasonal workers in the EU and the UK

How are seasonal workers attracted and their rights protected in the EU Member States and the UK? According to a new study by the European Migration Network (EMN), many countries aspire to attract seasonal workers from non-EU/EEA countries to fill labour market shortages, typically in agriculture, tourism, and manufacturing sectors. Protecting the rights of seasonal workers is one of the objectives of the Seasonal Workers Directive (EU), adopted in 2016, which provides for equal treatment of third-country nationals, but also gives Member States power limit their access to certain rights.


Joint webinar “Missing children in the European Union” (UPDATED)

We invite you to take part in the joint webinar of the EMN Contact Points of Cyprus, Greece, Italy and Luxembourg on “Missing Children in the European Union”, which will take place on Thursday, 3 December 2020, from 11:00 to 14:00 This webinar is the first of two events jointly organized by four EMN NCPs […]


Webinar on The impact of COVID-19 on remittances in EU and OECD countries (updated)

UPDATED: The record of webinar you can find here. As well please find presentations of speakers down below. We are pleased to invite you to join the upcoming EMN-OECD Webinar “The impact of COVID-19 on remittances in EU and OECD countries” on Tuesday 1 December 2020 at 14.00 (CET). The event will serve to launch […]



Version 6 of the European Migration Network’s Asylum and Migration Glossary is now available on the phone in Latvian. Download the EMN Glossary app on your phone: Android for users and iOS users. For those who have already downloaded the app, please update it. Select the Latvian language in the settings and find the term […]


Impact of COVID19 on international students

How did the pandemic affect international students coming to the EU and OECD countries and how did states respond? Some EU and OECD countries modified or adapted their admission processes at the national level, sometimes in cooperation with HEIs. Many countries introduced temporary measures to mitigate the financial impact that COVID-19 is having on international […]