EMN collects, analyses and publishes factual information on migration and asylum issues.
The National Contact Point for Ireland (IE EMN NCP) is located within the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI). The ESRI produces research that contributes to understanding economic and social change in the new international context and that informs public policymaking and civil society in Ireland.
It is an independent research body with the following goals: academic excellence, objectivity, relevance to policy, and widespread dissemination of results.
An organogram of the organisation of asylum and migration policies in the Member State is available below: