AUSTRIA: The AT EMN NCP is the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Country Office in Vienna. The IOM assists the Austrian government in meeting the challenges of migration management, and its goal is to provide an advanced understanding of migration issues, encourage social and economic development through migration, and uphold the human dignity and well-being of migrants.
BELGIUM: The BE EMN NCP is composed of experts of the Federal Public Service Home Affairs, the Office of the Commissioner General for Refugees and Stateless Persons, the Federal Migration Centre Myria and the Federal Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers. The FPS Home Affairs acts as the national co-ordinator.
BULGARIA: The BG EMN NCP is the Migration Directorate of the Ministry of Interior.
CROATIA: The HR EMN NCP is the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Office in Zagreb, Croatia. In conducting EMN-related activities, HR EMN NCP provides support and closely cooperates with the MoI designated officials.
CYPRUS: The Ministry of Interior is the coordinator of the CY EMN NCP, composed of the Civil Registry & Migration Department, the Asylum Service and the Immigration Police Department of the Government of Cyprus.
CZECH REPUBLIC: The CZ EMN NCP is the Department for Asylum and Migration Policy of the Ministry of the Interior. The Department acts as the co-ordinator of affairs relating to immigration and asylum, both at the legislative and the implementation level and is also responsible for the integration of non-Czech citizens.
DENMARK: Denmark did not take part in the adoption of the Decision establishing the EMN, but is represented as an Observer by the Ministry of Refugees, Immigration and Integration Affairs.
ESTONIA: The EE EMN NCP is the School of Governance, Law and Society (SOGOLAS), which enables the NCP to work closely with other groups that engage in research and development in the areas of migration policy, migration experiences, mobility, as well as issues related to integration and ethnic and civic identity.
FINLAND: The FI EMN NCP is attached to the Legal Service and Country Information Unit of the Finnish Immigration Service (Migri), which processes and decides applications for asylum, residence and citizenship. The Legal Service and Country Information Unit provides legal services and country of origin information to support the work of Migri and other authorities working on migration issues.
FRANCE: The FR EMN NCP is attached to the Department of Statistics, Studies and Documentation within the Directorate-General for Foreign Nationals in France of the Ministry of Interior, (Ministère de l'Intérieur). The Department of Statistics, Studies and Documentation facilitates access to statistics and data on migration and asylum, required for the elaboration of EMN outputs.
GERMANY: The DE EMN NCP is the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF). As the Central Migration Agency, the Federal Office processes applications for asylum and subsidiary protection, is responsible for the integration of immigrants and is at the head of a national integration programme. BAMF carries out scientific research on issues of migration and integration to obtain analytical conclusions regarding the control of immigration. Moreover, BAMF observes and evaluates the research sector at national and international level, including providing advice to the Federal Government on immigration policy.
GREECE: The EL EMN NCP is composed of the Hellenic Ministry of Interior and Administrative Reform, General Secretariat of Population and Social Cohesion, Directorate General of Citizenship and Migration Policy, Directorate of Migration Policy. The Unit of Migration Policy within the Ministry acts as coordinator of the EMN and is competent to manage legal immigration issues, policy of admission and stay of third country national in Greece, as well as EU relevant issues.
HUNGARY: The HU EMN NCP is the Department of European Co-operation within the Ministry of Interior. The department is responsible for the elaboration and co-ordination of migration, asylum and integration policies and supervises the work of the Office of Immigration and Nationality. The department is also responsible for the professional tasks related to the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF).
IRELAND: The IE EMN NCP is the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), which is the principal institution engaged in economic and social research in Ireland. It is an independent research body with a mission to produce objective, high quality research, which informs policymaking and increases understanding of economic and social change.
ITALY: The IT EMN NCP is composed of the Ministry of Interior, Department for Civil Liberties and Immigration, Central Directorate for Immigration and Asylum Policies, which acts as the national co-ordinator for the EMN, and the Italian National Research Council (CNR), Department of Social Sciences and Humanities, and Cultural Heritage (DSU).
LATVIA: The LV EMN NCP is the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs of the Ministry of Interior. It is responsible for implementation of state migration policy, maintenance of the Population Register and issuance of identification and travel documents.
LITHUANIA: The LT NCP is a joint-body uniting governmental and non-governmental actors. The LT NCP is composed of representatives from the Ministry of the Interior, and the Migration Department, as well as the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Vilnius office. This collaboration provides a more diversified perspective towards migration challenges and also leads to increased networking and accommodation of different viewpoints while implementing EMN activities.
LUXEMBOURG: The LU EMN NCP is composed of a team of experts from the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, the Ministry of Family, Integration and the Greater Region; the Centre d’Étude et de Formation Interculturelles et Sociales (CEFIS); the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (STATEC); and the University of Luxembourg, which acts as the national co-ordinator.
MALTA: The Maltese EMN NCP is located within the Ministry for Home Affairs and National Security (Third-Country Nationals Unit). The MT EMN NCP’s role is to establish a national migration network consisting of a wide range of national stakeholders active in the field of migration and asylum and to create awareness-raising among them. The national partners regularly contribute to EMN outputs.
NETHERLANDS: The NL EMN NCP is the Immigration and Naturalisation Service Research and Analysis Department. The Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND) is an agency of the Ministry of Security and Justice
POLAND: The PL EMN NCP is located within the Migration Policy Department of the Ministry of the Interior, which acts as a coordinator of the PL NCP EMN at national level. It is supported by the experts from the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, Office for Foreigners, National Border Guard Headquarters and the Central Statistical Office.
PORTUGAL: The PT EMN NCP is an entity belonging to the Ministry of Internal Affairs. The Immigration and Borders Service (SEF) is the national authority for the entry, permanence, exit and removal of foreigners as well for the technical assistance and implementation of the national policies on immigration and asylum. SEF still has as mission study and promote measures and actions related to national policies on immigration, asylum and borders and is the entity responsible for national statistics on immigration and asylum.
ROMANIA: The RO EMN NCP is the Research, Analyses and Prognosis Centre, Romanian Immigration Office
SLOVAK REPUBLIC: The SK EMN NCP is composed of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in Bratislava, which acts as the national co-ordinator for the EMN; the Ministry of Interior, specifically the Bureau of Border and Alien Police of the Presidium of the Police Force, the Migration Office and the Department of Foreign and European Affairs of the Office of the Minister of Interior; the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family and the Statistical Office.
SLOVENIA: The SI EMN NCP is composed of ten experts from different ministries responsible for migration and asylum area, such as the Ministry of Interior and the Police, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affair and Equal Opportunities. The subject responsible for Slovenian NCP operations and activities is Ministry of Interior which cooperates within EMN under Decision of European Council and Parliament on the establishment of European Migration Network (2008/381/ES). Base on EMN Multiannual Working Program Slovenian NCP cooperates with other NCPs, Commission, EU Institutions, EU Agencies, NGOs and other EMN stakeholders and partners in preparing surveys, studies, analyses, individual statistics, information leaflets, etc.
SPAIN: The ES EMN NCP is composed of experts from the Ministries (of Employment and Social Security, of Interior, for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, and of Justice) and the General Prosecutor’s Office. It is coordinated by the Deputy General Directorate for Legal affairs unit under the responsibility of the General Secretariat for Immigration and Emigration, Ministry of Employment and Social Security, with the following task and activities, among others: the elaboration of normative projects and reports on matters relating to immigration and emigration; preparation of policy proposals related to the development, approval, implementation and application of standards of the European Union and/or of international scope, on matters within its competence; coordination of the action of the General Secretariat in the field of European Union as well as in the case of other international organizations in the field of migration, and the elaboration of instructions for policy development in the area of the General Secretariat aimed at the peripheral bodies of the General Administration of the State.
SWEDEN: The SE EMN NCP is the Swedish Migration Agency. The Swedish Migration Agency is the responsible administrative agency within the area of migration, for issues concerning residence permits, work permits, visas, reception of asylum seekers, return, citizenship and repatriation. The NCP is located at the Unit for Migration Intelligence within the Migration Agency.
UNITED KINGDOM: The UK EMN NCP is located within Migration and Border Analysis Unit of the Home Office Science Group and consists of a multi-disciplinary group of, researchers and statisticians supporting UK policymakers and operations. They carry out a programme of research and analysis including work on the drivers, costs and benefits of migration, border security, enforcement of immigration law, and the European and international contexts of migration to the UK. They also undertake policy and programme evaluation, link migration research across government departments and engage with migration researchers outside of government.
NORWAY: Norway participates in the EMN via a Working Arrangement between the European Commission and the Norwegian Ministry of Justice and Public Security. The NO EMN NCP was established on 1st January 2011 and consists of experts from the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration and the Ministry of Justice and Public Security.