The Sixth annual European Union-International Organisation for Migration strategic meeting to strengthen cooperation on migration took place in Brussels

June 5, 2019
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The sixth European Union-International Organisation for Migration (EU-IOM) Strategic Cooperation Meeting took place in Brussels.
This year, senior officials from the EU and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) discussed developments at global level, EU-IOM cooperation on return and sustainable reintegration and the issue of migrants’ protection. Discussions were focused in particular on the way forward for EU-IOM cooperation in the context of the African Union-European Union-United Nations Joint Task Force on Migrant Protection in Libya.

In the afternoon, High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Avramopoulos held bilateral meetings with António Vitorino, Director-General of the International Organization for Migration, to discuss external aspects of migration as well as the migration situation in the EU and cooperation with third countries.


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Countries covered:

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