The First Interim Report on the Implementation of the Action PlanThe 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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SRSG opens public lecture on refugee rights for aspiring Moldovan judges, prosecutors and auditors

Special Representative on Migration and Refugees 27 April 2023 Chisinau

A public lecture on refugee rights for the students of the National Institute of Justice was given by Ambassador of Ukraine to the Republic of Moldova, Marko Shevchenko, and the Director of the General Inspectorate for Migration of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Mihail Voda. The event opened...

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08.06. "Addressing Statelessness in Europe: Closing Protection Gaps and Realising Everyone’s Right to a Nationality" (Madrid)

08.06. Council of Europe, EU and UNHCR seminar for European lawyers on European asylum/migration practices to assist Ukrainian Refugees (Bratislava, online)

01-02.06. 7th meeting of the Network of Focal Points on Migration (Strasbourg)

24.05.   "Les entretiens européens -  Utiliser le droit de l’Union européenne dans la pratique de l’avocat": Droit des étrangers, asile et migration  dans une perspective élargie aux actions du Conseil de l’Europe (Marseille)

27.04. The Publich Lesson on the Current Refugee Situation in the Republic of Moldova (Chisinau, online)

18.04. "Turning 18 with confidence, supporting migrant and refugee children transitioning to adulthood" (Strasbourg)

31.03. 13th meeting of Coordination Group on Migration (Strasbourg)

20-23.03. Fact-finding mission to Hungary 

07.03. Commission for the Status of Women (CSW) event on “Protecting the Rights of Migrant, Refugee and Asylum-seeking Women and Girls” (New York) Concept Note

07.03. Conference on the protection of unaccompanied children in precarious living conditions in Greece – UNHCR/Greek authorities (Online)

02.03. Round Table on the protection of asylum-seekers and refugees with specific needs in Spain– UNHCR/CoE (Online)

15.02. Debate organised by Association Parlementaire Européenne: "Vers une politique européenne commune en matière de migration et d'asile. Comment sortir de l'impasse ?" (Strasbourg)

07.02. Launch event in Chisinau "Strengthening the human rights protection of refugees and migrants in the Republic of Moldova"

02.-03.02. Visit to Brussels.


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