Georgia joins the European Migration Network

In March 2021, Georgia joined the European Migration Network as observer. The working arrangement represents an important step towards reinforced cooperation in the areas of migration and asylum.  

New EMN report published: Children in migration

How do Member States ensure the protection of children in migration procedures, and what measures are in place in relation to guardianship, accommodation, transition into adulthood, and many more? This new report from the European Migration Network (EMN) maps the state of implementation in 2019 of the recommendations laid down in the 2017 European Commission Communication on the protection of children in migration.


Just under 300 experts from Germany and abroad discussed the challenges of European migration policy at the virtual Annual Conference of the European Migration Network (EMN) held on 29 October.

New Bulletin - Published!

The EMN Bulletin provides policymakers and other practitioners with updates on recent migration and international protection policy developments at EU and national level. The 32nd Edition provides information from July 2020 to September 2020, including the (latest) relevant published statistics.


The e-Conference “Challenges of Irregular Migration on the Eastern Mediterranean – Western Balkan Route in the time of COVID-19” took place as a webinar, and aimed to share knowledge, experience and views among representatives from Member States, EU institutions and international organisations on future challenges and solutions for dealing with irregular migration into the EU in the time of COVID-19. The emphasis was on the Eastern Mediterranean – Western Balkan Route but also on the link to the challenges of irregular migration and migrant smuggling in the EU in general.