Emma Quinn

Head of the Irish National Contact Point of the EMN

Emma Quinn is the Head of EMN Ireland, the Irish National Contact Point (NCP) of the European Migration Network (EMN). EMN Ireland publishes objective and reliable research and information on migration and asylum in order to support policy- and decision-making in the EU and Ireland. EMN Ireland also coordinates a network of organisations active in the migration and asylum fields. At EU level the European Migration Network is coordinated by the European Commission, DG Home. National Contact Points are established in 27 Member States plus Norway. The EMN collates, documents and makes available comparable information and statistics held or collected at national and EU level. Key target audiences are policymakers, practitioners, I/NGOs and the general public. EMN studies have addressed a range of topics, including: labour migration, irregular migration, protection and access to social security. National reports are synthesised to give an EU-overview. Emma also undertakes integration-related research.