Short Informs focus on specific topics in the area of migration and asylum and they briefly describe the main findings and statistics related to the particular topic. They are composed by the European Commission based on the studies or Ad-Hoc Queries. You can find the Informs not only in this section, but also in related annual reports and studies.
The inform explores which incentives exist in the EU Member States and Norway and to what extent they affect the decision to depart voluntarily. It also examines the impact of information dissemination on the decision to take up voluntary departure. Finally, it analyses whether available incentives have impacted the motives behind a decision to depart voluntarily or to benefit from the programmes of assisted voluntary return and reintegration (AVRR). The inform assesses changes that Member States and Norway have implemented since the EU Commission’s Pact on Migration and Asylum, with the resulting EU Strategy for Voluntary Return and Reintegration.
The inform provides information related to the implementation of the Temporary Protection Directive, triggered in response to the influx of refugees caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on 24 February 2022. It relates to the scope of the Temporary Protection Directive in 26 EU Member States as well as registration process of persons fleeing the war in Ukraine.
The inform maps the policies in place in the EU Member States to provide support to legally residing migrants and ensure their access to mental health services. It focuses on the challenges that migrants face in accessing these services and the practices developed by Member States to address these challenges.
The inform analyses the implementation of the Students and Researchers Directive and relevant national policies, schemes and practices in the EU Member States. It looks at the experiences of the EU Member States in attracting and retaining international researchers, considered as talented and highly qualified workers who can contribute to filling labour market needs. It also deals with the challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic in this area.
The Inform provides a comparative overview of Member States’ approaches, experiences and best practices in addressing cases where authorisations to reside in the EU for the purpose of study of third-countries nationals are misused. It distinguishes between the pre- and post-arrival phase. The Inform highlights the main methods adopted by the Member States and the consequences linked to such cases.
The Joint EMN-OECD Inform highlights experiences by the EU Member States, non-EU countries and international organisations with regards to Skills Mobility Partnerships (SMPs), a new concept that promotes a sustainable approach to skilled migration and mobility, aiming to build skills for the benefit of countries of origin and destination. It presents experiences of implementing SMPs and similar initiatives in the EU and globally.
Joint EMN-OECD Inform provides an overview of the potential for digital technologies and artificial intelligence to support the management of migration, acquisition of citizenship, asylum procedures and border control. It maps already existing or planned measures in the countries in question in this area and at the same time takes into consideration the related issues of fundamental rights implications, including data protection.
Inform focuses on Member States’ experience with new legal pathways in two areas: partnerships with third countries and schemes of legal migration or labour mobility; and complementary work-related pathways for those in need of international protection.