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EMN uutiskirje 4/2012

 

Uutiskirjeen otsikot

  • Uudet ad hoc -kyselyiden yhteenvedot
  • Ruotsin kansallisen EMN-konferenssin antia
  • Hyödyllistä uutta luettavaa

 

Uudet ad hoc -kyselyiden yhteenvedot

 

Turvapaikka ja pakolaisuus

 

  • SE: Unaccompanied Minors - updated facts and statistics
  • CY: Practice Followed with Palestinian Asylum Seekers from Gaza

Maahanmuutto

  • NL: Certificate of Good Conduct when Migrants Apply for a Residence Permit
  • PL: Establishing a Complex Monitoring System of the Factual Employment of Third Country Nationals in the EU Member States
  • DE: Scientific Research on Costs and Benefits of Migration and Integration
  • SE: Handling of Visa Applications of Persons who Have Already Entered the Schengen Area
  • AT: Research on Migration, Asylum and Integration

 

Ruotsin kansallisen EMN-konferenssin antia - teemana kansainväliset opiskelijat

 

Ruotsin EMN-yhteyspiste järjesti 18.4 oman kansallisen EMN-konferenssinsa, jonka teemana oli "Entry and Stay of International Students". Konferenssin teema juontuu tämän vuoden laajasta EMN-teematutkimuksesta "Immigration of International Students to the EU" joten ajankohtaisuus oli taattu. Konferenssissa kuultiin esitelmiä, jossa opiskelijateemaa lähestyttiin monesta eri kulmasta, mm. yliopistotahoilta, opiskelijatahoilta sekä viranomaistahoilta katsottuna. Keskustelua herätti mm. Ruotsin kolmansista maista tuleville kansainvälisille opiskelijoille asettamat lukukausimaksut, jotka ovat pääsyy siihen että kv-opiskelijoiden määrä Ruotsissa on vähentynyt. Suomen EMN-yhteyspiste osallistui konferenssiin ja tulosalueen johtaja Riikka Asa on kirjannut muutamia huomioita, jotka ovat luettavissa täältä.

Seminaarissa pidetyt esitykset sekä ruotsinkielinen yhteenveto löytyvät Ruotsin EMN-verkkosivuilta.

 

Hyödyllistä uutta luettavaa

 

a) Commission Communication: Towards a job-rich recovery  which outlines new measures and identifies key opportunities for EU job-rich recovery, including some aspects of economic migration, see http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=IP/12/380&format=HTML&aged=0&language=EN&guiLanguage=en;
 
b) Commission Communication on The External Dimension of EU Social Security Coordination (COM(2012) 153) aiming to boost social security rights for people migrating to and from the EU, see http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=IP/12/333&format=HTML&aged=0&language=EN&guiLanguage=en;
 
c) Commission's 2011 Report on the Application of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights (COM(2012) 169), see http://ec.europa.eu/justice/fundamental-rights/files/2011-report-fundamental-rights_en.pdf;
 
d) Commission initiative on examining tax measures for cross-border workers, see http://europa.eu/rapid/pressReleasesAction.do?reference=IP/12/340&format=HTML&aged=0&language=EN&guiLanguage=en;
 
e) Report from EP on equality between women and men in the European Union - 2011, see http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sides/getDoc.do?pubRef=-//EP//TEXT+REPORT+A7-2012-0041+0+DOC+XML+V0//EN and in particular see Articles 22, 25 and 51. Related to this are  a number of relevant products including one on Abused domestic workers in Europe: the case of au-pairs, see http://www.europarl.europa.eu/committees/en/FEMM/publications.html?id=FEMM00002;
 
f) ECJ judgment C-83/12 that A Member State may impose criminal penalties for aiding illegal immigration when the persons who have infiltrated Union territory, nationals of non-member countries, hold visas fraudulently obtained but not yet annulled, see http://curia.europa.eu/jcms/upload/docs/application/pdf/2012-04/cp120043en.pdf;
 
g) ECJ Opinion on  a serious infringement of the freedom of religion may constitute an ‘act of persecution’ where the asylum seeker, by exercising that freedom or as a result of infringing the restrictions placed on the exercise of that freedom, runs a real risk of being deprived of his most fundamental rights, see http://curia.europa.eu/jcms/upload/docs/application/pdf/2012-04/cp120044en.pdf;
 
h) Demography and migration related articles from Population Europe, see http://www.population-europe.eu/Library/PopDigests.aspx;
 
i) European Institute of Public Administration courses on Management and Control Structures for Migration Funds, Maastricht, Netherlands, 26-27 April 2012, see http://seminars.eipa.eu/en/activities09/show/&tid=4926 and Improving Member States Asylum Systems and Defining Good Practices, Valetta, Malta, 11-12 June 2012, see http://seminars.eipa.eu/en/activities09/show/&tid=4928;
j) MPC VIII Migration Summer School: Social Movements, Systemic Change and Migration, see http://www.migrationpolicycentre.eu/summer-school/  plus  MPC Newsletter March 2012, see http://www.migrationpolicycentre.eu/newsletter/2012March-EN.html;
k) Seminars of the European Academy for Taxes, Economics, & Law in Berlin External Borders Fund How to Meet Public Procurement Obligations (see http://www.europaeische-akademie.net/fileadmin/user_upload/dateien/seminare/Selected_Events_DMWSE.pdf) and General SOLID Programme Successful Financial Control and Audit (see http://www.europaeische-akademie.net/fileadmin/user_upload/dateien/seminare/Selected_Events_DMWSE.pdf) .These seminars will take place on 31st May and 1st June 2012 respectively;
l) ILO Labour Migration Academy: Facilitating Good Governance, Enhancing Protection and Promoting Development, 2-13 July 2012 in EN and FR, details at http://www.itcilo.org/en/training-offer/course-calendar/new_calendar_activity?cluster=None&lingue=None&location=None&area=None&course=14172&language_id=1.

 

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Riikka, Berit ja Rafael