The Council of Europe Action Plan on Protecting Vulnerable Persons in the Context of MIgration and Asylum in Europe (2021-2025) proposes targeted measures and activities to enhance the capacity of member states to identify and address vulnerabilities throughout asylum and migration procedures. 

The First Interim Report on the Implementation of the Action Plan  was published on 1 March 2023.


 Implementation of the Action Plan



The Network of Focal Points on Migration provides an important forum for national authorities and policy-makers dealing with migration issues to meet and exchange information among themselves and with the Council of Europe on the protection of the human rights of migrants and refugees. The aim of the Network, composed of members from relevant ministries, is to address human rights challenges in the field of migration through the exchange of information, good practices and enhanced co-operation in the field of migration.

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World Refugee Day

Special Representative on Migration and Refugees 20 June 2023 Strasbourg

To pay tribute to refugees everywhere and in partnership with UNHCR, the Council of Europe (Les Mercredis du Conseil de l’Europe) has produced this special video.

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13-15.12. UNHCR Global Refugee Forum 2023 (Geneva)

12.12. Health Literacy and Human Rights: Trust Building and Equitable Access to Healthcare - Launch of CDBIO health literacy guide (Rome)

07.12.  UNHCR/Council of Europe/Slovenian Ministry of Interior round table: Preventing, Combating and Responding to Trafficking in Human Beings in the Context of Asylum and Migration (Ljubljana & Online)

06.12. 8th Plenary Meeting of the Steering Committee on Anti-Discrimination, Diversity and Inclusion - CDADI (Strasbourg)

04.12. HELP international course launch and conference on LGBTI persons in the Asylum Procedure (Strasbourg)

04.12. Conférence des écoles de journalisme (CUEJ) - Exchange on the current situation of migrants and refugees in Europe (Strasbourg) 

30.11.-01.12. 8th meeting of the Network of Focal Points on Migration (Strasbourg)

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