The text of Recommendation CM/Rec(2007)9 on life
projects for unaccompanied migrant children, as proposed by the European
Committee on Migration (CDMG), was adopted by the Committee of Ministers
12 July 2007.
Text of the Recommendation:
memorandum to the Recommendation:
Life Projects for unaccompanied migrant minors
A handbook for front-line professionals:
Program of implementation of
life projects at the national level (2009-2010) -
Funded by voluntary contributions from Andorra, Belgium (Walloon
Region), France and the support of Italy.
Inform and train national experts
and professionals on life projects
- advising on policy objectives and practical
applications, techniques to address common challenges, examples of
Workshop I - June 4-5 2009, Rome, has allowed to:
Train 28 national experts from major
countries with a strong presence of unaccompanied migrant minors:
Belgium (3 experts), Bulgaria, Spain, France (2 experts), Italy,
Norway, Netherlands, Portugal and Switzerland;
Exchange information on policies and
practices relating to unaccompanied migrants and experiences in this
échange d’informations sur les politiques et pratiques relatives aux
mineurs migrants non accompagnés et les expériences dans ce domaine
Initiate a pilot project to develop life projects in the
II - 12-13
2009, Rome, has
Evaluate the results of pilot test on
implementation projects of life in some participating countries:
Belgium, Spain, France, Italy, Norway, Netherlands and Switzerland;
Identify the challenges and good
practices at national level;
Develop measures to extend the experience to other Member States
confronted with the phenomenon of migration of unaccompanied minors.
training manual on life projects
A consultant is responsible for
preparing a draft manual.
An excerpt from the handbook has
already been translated and distributed to participants of the
Workshop I. As a training document, it provided a support during the
pilot project at the national level.
final text of manual will be available late December 2009.