SRSG engages with PACE and CEB in Paris meetings

Special Representative on Migration and Refugees 15 April 2024 Paris

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) on Migration and Refugees, David Best, participated in the plenary meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly’s (PACE) Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons in Paris, on 19-20 March. He lauded the PACE Committee's efforts and...

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PACE Committee on Migration discusses ongoing and emerging challenges; PACE rapporteur visits Greece

PACE 15 April 2024 Strasbourg

The PACE Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons, meeting in Paris on 19 -20 March 2024 under the chair of Oleksii Goncharenko (Ukraine, EC/DA), addressed a number of burning issues affecting the enjoyment of rights of people on the move. Testimonies on the tragic humanitarian...

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Congress supports multi-level governance on migration management in the Republic of Moldova

Congres 15 April 2024 Chisinau

Migration-related challenges and the development of comprehensive integration solutions were discussed at a roundtable on “Building resilience at local level through migration management and inclusion” organised by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities in Chisinau, on 5 March 2024. The...

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ECRI publishes three new migration-related factsheets, including on integration and inclusion of migrants

ECRI 15 April 2024 Strasbourg

Factsheet on the Integration and Inclusion of Migrants On 13 March 2024, the Secretariat of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) released a factsheet emphasising the importance of integrating and including migrants within the Council of Europe member states. ECRI...

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Upholding rights of migrant and refugee children

Children's Rights 15 April 2024 Strasbourg

The 1st implementation report of the Council of Europe Strategy for the Rights of the child has been published outlining, inter alia, progress made by the Council of Europe and members states in upholding the rights of migrant and refugee children. On 12 March 2024, the Thematic Dialogue Group on...

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Valuing academic and professional skills of refugees in Europe through better use of EQPR

EQPR 15 April 2024 Strasbourg

The development of draft recommendation and policy guidelines and how to maximise the benefits from the use of the European Qualifications Passport for Refugees (EQPR)for facilitating access to higher education and labour market for refugee students was discussed at the CDEDU on 23 March. This...

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In response to refugee influx to Armenia, Council of Europe launches a series of capacity-building sessions for healthcare professionals

DPC 15 April 2024 Tsaghakadzor

In response to the refugee influx to Armenia, in March 2024, around 65 healthcare professionals from the Karabakh region participated in two sessions of capacity-building program aiming to refine their expertise in crucial areas such as human rights principles in healthcare and biomedicine, as...

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“Study on the capacity of the national asylum system in the Republic of Moldova” presented in Chisinau

DPC 15 April 2024 Chisinau

Under the project “Strengthening the human rights protection of refugees and migrants in the Republic of Moldova”, a workshop dedicated to the presentation of the "Study on the capacity of the national asylum system in the Republic of Moldova" was held on 6 March 2024 in Chisinau. The study...

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