The Special Representative The Special Representative

Portrait of Tomáš Boček - Special Representative of the Secretary General on Migration and Refugees

Tomáš Boček, Special Representative of the Secretary General on Migration and Refugees

In January 2016, Tomáš Boček was appointed Special Representative on Migration and Refugees of Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland. His mandate is to gather information on how the fundamental rights of migrants and refugees are protected on the ground in the member States, and to develop proposals for action at national and European level... Read more about the SRSG

focus focus

47 European States agreed on an Action Plan on how to protect children in migration

On 19 May 2017, 47 European states adopted an Action Plan on protecting refugee and migrant children. The process was facilitated by the Special Representative of the Secretary General on Migration and Refugees, Ambassador Tomáš Boček. The Council of Europe-wide Action Plan aims at addressing the main concerns identified in the Special Representative’s Thematic Report on migrant and refugee children. Read more

Calendar Calendar
  • 25-26/9 - International conference on Immigration Detention of Children: Coming to a Close? (Organised by the Czech chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers, Prague)
  • 11/10 - Protecting Stateless Persons from Arbitrary Detention in Europe, #LockedInLimbo campaign event (Strasbourg) 
  • 12-13/10 - UN Global Compact on migration (Geneva)
  • 26/10 - OSCE/ODHIR - Local Government and Migrant Integration roundtable (Warsaw)
Follow us Follow us
Twitter Twitter
Facebook Facebook