The EMN Annual Report on Migration and Asylum provides an overview of the most significant EU and national policies as well as legislative developments in the fields of migration and international protection that were developed in 2017. The report is based on the contributions from 25 Member States, covering eight key areas, namely: legal migration and mobility, international protection including asylum, unaccompanied minors and other vulnerable groups, integration of migrants, irregular migration, return, actions against trafficking in human beings and maximising development impact of migration and mobility.
This Synthesis Report has been produced by the European Migration Network (EMN), which comprises the European Commission, its Service Provider (ICF) and EMN National Contact Points (EMN NCPs). The report does not necessarily reflect the opinions and views of the European Commission, EMN Service Provider (ICF) or the EMN NCP, nor are they bound by its conclusions.
A joint European Migration Network & OECD event took place on 9th November 2017. Two thematic sessions were presented within this full-day event: Challenges and good practices in family migration policies, Balancing migrants’ right to family life, migration control and the competition for talent and Illegal employment of third-country nationals in the EU: Challenges and solutions
Challenges and Solutions in Strengthening the EU’s CompetitivenessThe overall aim of the Estonian EU Presidency Conference on Migration, The EU in the Global Race for Talents: Challenges and Solutions in Strengthening the EU’s Competitiveness, organized by the Estonian National Contact Point (NCP) for the European Migration Network (EMN), was to review the current state of talent migration in the European Union and to encourage an exchange of ideas between key stakeholders in this field. This event was a unique platform bringing together key stakeholders in the field of legal migration in Europe, including policymakers from different EU Member States, the European Commission, the European Parliament, EMN National Contact Points, Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs), Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), the private sector and the general public.