Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund 2014-2020 AMIF Open!

Objectives

 The general objective of the Fund shall be to contribute to the efficient management of migration flows and to the implementation, strengthening and development of the common policy on asylum, subsidiary protection and temporary protection and the common immigration policy, while fully respecting the rights and principles enshrined in the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union.

Within its general objective, the Fund shall contribute to the following common specific objectives:

 

  1. to strengthen and develop all aspects of the Common European Asylum System, including its external dimension;
  2. to support legal migration to the Member States in accordance with their economic and social needs, such as labour market needs, while safeguarding the integrity of the immigration systems of Member States, and to promote the effective integration of third-country nationals;
  3. to enhance fair and effective return strategies in the Member States which contribute to combating illegal immigration, with an emphasis on sustainability of return and effective readmission in the countries of origin and transit;
  4. to enhance solidarity and responsibility-sharing between the Member States, in particular towards those most affected by migration and asylum flows, including through practical cooperation.

Actions

 The Fund shall support, the following actions:

  • actions enhancing the capacity of Member States — including in relation to the mechanism for early warning, preparedness and crisis management established in Regulation (EU) No 604/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council — to collect, analyse and disseminate qualitative and quantitative data and statistics on asylum procedures, reception capacities, resettlement and the transfer of applicants for and/or beneficiaries of international protection from one Member State to another;
  • actions enhancing the capacity of Member States to collect, analyse and disseminate country-of-origin information;
  • actions directly contributing to the evaluation of asylum policies, such as national impact assessments, surveys amongst target groups and other relevant stakeholders, and to the development of indicators and benchmarking.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the programme is:

  • 3.137,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

Further information about the programme

Useful documents

Official webpage of the programme