Thursday, 27th of February

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 identifies best practices in return and reintegration counselling

Counselling is a crucial service to ensure that migrants obtain correct information and support to return and reintegrate in their country of origin, as well as about their legal possibilities to remain in Europe. The European Migration Network (EMN) package of three Informs offers an overview of the policies and practices regarding counselling on the return and reintegration opportunities of migrants in the EU Member States and Norway. The informs were proposed by, and have been developed in collaboration with, the International Organization for Migration (IOM).


Attracting innovative migrant entrepreneurs into Europe

Over half of the EU Member States consider that attracting and retaining innovative entrepreneurs and start-ups from countries outside the EU will promote a vibrant entrepreneurial culture. What are the main pull factors and requirements for foreign start-up founders and employees? A new study from the European Migration Network reveals good practices and challenges from 25 EU Member States.


(LV) Piedāvājam iepazīties ar notikumiem Latvijā migrācijas jomā 2019.gada 4.ceturksnī

(LV) Ziņu lapā ir apkopoti būtiskākie notikumu migrācijas jomā par 2019.gada oktobri, novembri un decembri.


Beneficiaries of international protection travelling to their country of origin

The European Migration Network offers a comparative overview of the experiences and existing practices in the EU Member States Norway and Switzerland regarding the possible consequences on international protection status for individuals who travel to or contact the authorities in their country of origin.


Attracting and retaining international students in the EU

The number of international students coming to the EU to undertake their studies has increased steadily over recent years. In 2017, the most popular destinations for students from third countries were United Kingdom, France and Germany whereas the highest number of international students came from China, the United States and India.