Saturday, 8th of August

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 and OECD launch a joint series of publications on COVID-19 and migration

The European Migration Network (EMN) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) have launched a collaboration that will result in a series of informs on the impact of COVID-19 in different areas of migration in the EU Members States, Norway and the UK. The first publication was released on the 30th of July.


(LV) Pārskats par notikumiem migrācijas jomā Latvijā 2020. gada 2. ceturksnī


Pathways to citizenship for third-country nationals in the EU

While the number of new migrants who have arrived in the EU in recent years has increased, the number of individuals granted citizenship of an EU Member State has declined, according to the new European Migration Network (EMN) study. The study provides a comparative overview of access to national citizenship through naturalisation for new migrants […]


EMN Annual Report 2019 explores trends on migration and asylum across the EU

(LV) Eiropas Migrācijas tīkla (EMT) publicētajā 2019. gada ziņojumā par migrāciju un patvērumu sniegts visaptverošs pārskats par valstu norisēm ES un Norvēģijā. Dažas no galvenajām tendencēm 2019. gadā bija patvēruma pieteikumu skaita pieaugums, uzlabotas uzņemšanas spējas un integrācijas pasākumi, pastiprinātas likumīgas migrācijas iespējas un turpmāks atbalsts atgriešanai.


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.