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EMV:n uutiskirje joulukuu 2010

 

Ohessa tietoa Euroopan muuttoliikeverkoston joulukuun uutuuksista ja päivityksistä.

 

Joulukuussa saapuneet Ad hoc -kyselyiden yhteenvedot

 

Maahanmuutto

 

  • EE: Interpretation of a Judgement of the European Court in the Case C-43/93
  • AT: Migration Partnerships
  • FI: Biometric Passports Issued by Somalia
  • FI: Storing Country of Origin Information in National Databases
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    Vastaanotto

     

  • PL: Systems of Asylum Seeker Centres (Accommodation Centres)
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    Uutuutena emn.fi-verkkosivuille on lisätty tapahtumakalenteri

     

    Etusivun oikeassa laidassa sijaitseva kalenteri mahdollistaa paremmin erilaisten tapahtumien ilmoittamisen. Tarkoituksena on myös että kansallisen verkoston jäsenet voivat lähettää tietoa omista tapahtumistaan, joita he haluavat mainostaa. Ajankohtaista-palsta säilyy myös nykyisenkaltaisena ja pyydämme siksi kansallisen verkoston jäseniä pyydetään mainitsemaan kumpaan kohtaan he haluavat uutisensa sijoittaa, jos haluavat mainostaa jotain. Lähtökohtaisesti ajattelimme että esim. seminaarit ja muut tapahtumat merkitään tapahtumakalenteriin ja  uutiset tai esim. uudet julkaisut tulisivat ajankohtaista-palstalle. Kuten tähänkin asti, tietoa mainostettavista tapahtumista tai julkaisuista voi lähettää osoitteeseen: emn@migri.fi

     

    Hyödyllistä uutta luettavaa

     

    a) Appearance of Christel BALTES-LOEHR (LU EMN NCP) on national TV debate, see http://tele.rtl.lu/waatleeft/replay/v/20101017/103/26881/

    b) Selection of EASO Executive Director, see http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=IP/10/1610&type=HTML. It is Mr. Rob VISSER, a NL national who is currently the Director General for Immigration, Legal and European Affairs at the Dutch Ministry for Justice. Mr Visser also acted as a special advisor to the Dutch Prime Minister on migration and European Affairs. His selection now needs to be agreed with the European Parliament.

    c) Communication "New Skills, New Jobs" (COM(2010) 682), see http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=IP/10/1541&format=HTML&aged=0&language=EN&guiLanguage=en. This is also particularly relevant for the labour demand study.

    d) A BEPA Report on "Opening Europe's doors to unskilled and skilled workers", see http://ec.europa.eu/bepa/pdf/publications_pdf/special_editions/practical_handbook.pdf. Again very relevant to the Labour Demand study.

    e) A ETF publication on "migration and Skills", see Policy Brief at http://etf.europa.eu/pubmgmt.nsf/(getAttachment)/BD4BDAD8B27E87C6C1257730002C6D2D/$File/NOTE85UBH8.pdf and also http://issuu.com/World.Bank.Publications/docs/9780821380796

    f) World Bank publication on "Shaping the Future: A Long-Term Perspective of People and Job Mobility for the Middle East and North Africa", see http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/COUNTRIES/MENAEXT/0,,contentMDK:22101938~pagePK:146736~piPK:226340~theSitePK:256299,00.html and again very relevant to the Labour Demand study.

    g) (FRA) report “Homophobia, transphobia and discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity” see http://fra.europa.eu/fraWebsite/news_and_events/infocus10_3011_en.htm.

    h) Frontex | European Union Agency / Newsroom / News Releases: http://www.frontex.europa.eu/newsroom/news_releases/art83.html

    i)    DG EMPL’s “Employment in Europe 2010” report, available from http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=738&langId=en&pubId=593

    j)  Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies: “Immigration Policy for Circular Migration”, available from http://www.sieps.se/en/publications/rapporter/immigration-policy-for-circular-migration-20104.html

    k) FRA Final Report on Separated Asylum-seeking children, see http://www.fra.europa.eu/fraWebsite/research/publications/publications_per_year/pub_sep_asylum_en.htm

    l) Winter 2010 issue of the EUI Review on migration, see http://www.eui.eu/Documents/Research/EUIPublications/EUIReview/EUIReviewWinter2010.pdf;

    m) Migration Policy Group Newsletter, see http://www.migrationnewssheet.eu/

    n) France Terre d’Asile Study on the reception and care of unaccompanied minors in eight countries of the European Union, see: http://www.france-terre-asile.org/component/flexicontent/items/item/4702-unaccompanied-children, undertaken in partnership with the Consiglio Italiano per i Rifugiati (Italy) and the Institute for Rights Equality and Diversity (Greece)

    o) Political Agreement on the Directive on trafficking in human beings and appointment of new Anti-Trafficking Coordinator, Myria Vassiliadou, see http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=MEMO/10/610&format=HTML&aged=0&language=EN&guiLanguage=en and http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=IP/10/1715. The text of the Directive as adopted by the European Parliament is available from  http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?pubRef=-//EP//TEXT+TA+P7-TA-2010-0471+0+DOC+XML+V0//EN&language=EN#BKMD-33;

    p) The European Parliament's Plenary Session of 14th December 2010 also adopted a number of texts on the Extension of the scope of Directive 2003/109/EC to beneficiaries of international protection (http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?pubRef=-//EP//TEXT+TA+P7-TA-2010-0463+0+DOC+XML+V0//EN&language=EN), on Agreement between the European Union and Georgia on the facilitation of the issuance of visas  (http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?pubRef=-//EP//TEXT+TA+P7-TA-2010-0464+0+DOC+XML+V0//EN&language=EN), on the Creation of an immigration liaison officers network (http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?pubRef=-//EP//TEXT+TA+P7-TA-2010-0469+0+DOC+XML+V0//EN&language=EN) and on the Agreement between the EU and Georgia on the readmission of persons residing without authorisation (http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?pubRef=-//EP//TEXT+TA+P7-TA-2010-0472+0+DOC+XML+V0//EN&language=EN).

    q) The European Commission has also provided an additional €9.8 million and further technical support to Greece on asylum and border issues, see http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=IP/10/1719&type=HTML;

    r) Commission Communication COM(2010) 673 on The EU Internal Security Strategy in Action, available from http://ec.europa.eu/commission_2010-2014/malmstrom/archive/internal_security_strategy_in_action_en.pdf. see, in particular Objectives 2 (radicalisation) and 4 (borders).

    s) Recent Eurostat report on remittances which indicates that Workers' remittances in the EU27 Money sent by migrants to their country of origin fell by 7% in 2009 Total transfers at 30 bn euro, see http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=STAT/10/191&format=HTML&aged=0&language=EN&guiLanguage=en;

    t) Recent World Bank outputs, including on AN ANALYSIS OF TRENDS IN THE AVERAGE TOTAL COST OF MIGRANT REMITTANCE SERVICES at http://remittanceprices.worldbank.org/~/media/FPDKM/Remittances/Documents/RemittancePriceWorldwide-Analysis-Dec2010.pdf, plus Migration and Remittances Factbook 2011, see http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTLAC/Resources/Factbook2011-Ebook.pdf and Talent Abroad Promoting Growth and Institutional Development at Home: Skilled Diaspora as Part of the Country, see http://siteresources.worldbank.org/EXTPREMNET/Resources/EP44.pdf;

    u) Latest Newsletter from the Migration Policy Centre, see http://www.carim.org/public/emresources/newsletter/No_08/.

    Hyvää ja mielenkiintoista Uutta Vuotta 2011 toivottaa Suomen EMV-tiimi!

    Kielo, Riikka ja Rafael