News Archive

Bullet_Point 03.08.2017  New EMN Bulletin available
The EMN have published the 19th EMN Bulletin giving an overview of the recent developments in the EU and Member States in regard to relevant asylum and migration policies between April—July 2017. CLICK HERE

Bullet_Point 27.06.2017  Lecture by IOM’s W. L. Swing in video
The director-general of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) visited Tallinn this past May and, despite his busy schedule, found time to deliver a public lecture. The video of the lecture is now finalised and published. During his visit William Lacy Swing met with the Estonian ministers of interior and foreign affairs and, upon EMN Estonia’s invitation, gave a lecture open to the general public. CLICK HERE

Bullet_Point 15.06.2017  ‘Global Race for Talents’ opened registration
The EMN Annual Conference held in the framework of the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU tackles the issue of talent migration and its central role in countries’ economic competitiveness in the 21st century. The conference takes place in Tallinn on 21-22 September. Participation is free of charge, but registration is required. To register CLICK HERE; for more info CLICK HERE

Bullet_Point 01.06.2017  EMN Estonia’s staff published in Estonian Human Development Report
Two EMN Estonia’s members of staff contributed to the Estonian Human Development Report 2016/2017. Marion Pajumets wrote a chapter on the challenge of the researcher mobility: how to ‘enrich brains’ abroad and avoid ‘brain drain’ for Estonia. Mari-Liis Jakobson’s input consists of an overview of the concept of transnationalism, measures implemented in various areas and state strategies in making policy-related decisions.
This biennially released report is guided by the UN Human Development Index, but reflects the Estonian socio-economic reality and development choices. The specific theme for this issue is “Estonia at the Age of Migration”. For the full report CLICK HERE

Bullet_Point 15.03.2017  Resettlement seminar materials
The joint seminar between EMN, UNHCR & IOM on refugee resettlement materials (slides and selected photographs) are now avaliable on this website. CLICK HERE

Bullet_Point 01.03.2017  New EMN Bulletin available
The EMN have published the 17th EMN Bulletin giving an overview of the recent developments in the EU and Member States in regard to relevant asylum and migration policies between October—December 2016. CLICK HERE

Bullet_Point 03.02.2017  Conclusions of the conference on qualifications assessment
The EMN summarised and published the conclusions for the “Assessment and recognition of the qualifications of third country nationals — Challenges and best practices” conference (that took place on 3rd November 2016. CLICK HERE