EU Resettlement Network

Resettlement in Europe

In this section, you will find an overview of the way resettlement in taking place in Europe both at the policy level and in practice, looking at the evolution of the European resettlement policy and planning for the future.

Introduction to resettlement in Europe

This section provides you with an overall picture of resettlement in Europe. Read more


Joint responses to refugee displacement and protection needs 

This section focuses on:

-  the role of resettlement in Regional Protection Programmes Read more

- EU policies to coordinate joint action and respond to urgent and protracted refugees situations Read more

- the differences and connections between resettlement and relocation  Read more


EU funding for resettlement

This section gives an overview of how the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) works for resettlement.  Read more


The role of EASO

The European Asylum Support Office (EASO) is mandated to undertake 'a coordinating role in exchanging information and other actions on resettlement taken by Member States in cooperation with UNHCR and IOM with the objective of 'strengthening the EU role in this area'. This section will give you an overview of EASO's role in resettlement. Read more


National refugee resettlement programmes in Europe

 In this section, you will find information and resources about refugee resettlement programmes in individual European countries.  Information included in this section is based largely on ICMC’s 2013 ‘Welcome to Europe! A Comprehensive Guide to Resettlement’ publication, which draws on discussions with representatives from relevant governments and non-governmental organisations, in addition to publications, websites and other resettlement-related resources.  Additional sources are noted within individual sections where they have been used.

We will continue to update the individual country profiles, data and resources included in this section during the remainder of 2014, and invite your comments, suggestions and additional resources (in any European language) for inclusion. 

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Refugee arrivals in Europe 

This section provides you with an non exhaustive list of refugee arrivals in Europe, through resettlement, humanitarian admission and other legal routes to protection.

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