An EU-funded project wants to improve the Production and Use of Migration Statistics in the ENP-South Countries

July 24, 2018
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The EU-funded MEDSTAT IV project organised an Experts’ Meeting in the ILO premises, in Geneva, on 11-12 July 2018. The experts mainly discussed the use of residence permit data.

The meeting saw a decisive progress in the participation of the relevant ministerial services of the ENP-South countries in the events of the MEDSTAT IV Migration sector component.

Migration is an increasing phenomenon with fast changing modalities, evolving monitoring needs and a complex designing of policy measures. All this makes its measurement and the harmonisation of national data complicated.

The MEDSTAT IV project provides expertise and technical support to promote the harmonisation of statistics in line with EU and international standards in 6 domains: business register and business, trade and balance of payments, energy, labour market, migration and transport.

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Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia