National Reception Office // The Luxembourg Government
The National Reception Office ("Office national de l'accueil", ONA) is an administration under the authority of the Minister having Immigration and Asylum in his remits. It is responsible for organising the reception of applicants for international protection and creating and managing accommodation facilities reserved for the temporary accommodation of applicants for international protection and people eligible for subsidiary protection.
Support to communes
Communes are an indispensable partner for the State and play an essential role in the reception of applicants for international protection (AIPs) and beneficiaries of international protection (BIPs) in society.
The government has implemented a series of measures to support communes in their efforts in terms of the reception and integration of AIPs and BIPs.
On 26 September, Luxembourg's Minister of Finance Yuriko Backes, Minister of Education, Children and Youth Claude Meisch and EIB President Werner Hoyer inaugurated a new school for migrant children in an EIB building in Kirchberg.
Every first Monday of the month, the emergency services test the siren network installed throughout the country.
The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs and the Ministry of Labour, Employment and the Social and Solidarity Economy wish to provide information on the temporary protection status, in particular regarding the procedure to follow and the rights conferred.
The law of 4 December 2019 establishing the National Reception Office (ONA) places the reception of applicants for international protection (AIPs) under the jurisdiction of the Minister Jean Asselborn, as the Minister of Immigration and Asylum.