Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons


Diasporas are key to tackling radicalisation

PACE’s new “Parliamentary Network on Diaspora Policies”, holding its first meeting in Rabat on 8 February, looked at how to integrate migrants in ways that were most likely to stop young people from being attracted to terror. More

Encouraging the movement of international students across Europe

Noting that student mobility assists States’ education systems and economies, for the inclusion of students provides greater diversity and a broader range of skills, PACE Committee on migration urged to adopt measures to this end. More

Morocco, 8 February 2018 – First meeting on Parliamentary Network on Diaspora Policies

Following the launching of the Parliamentary Network on Diaspora Policy in Lisbon in September 2017, the first regional seminar of the Network will take place, at the invitation of the Moroccan Parliament, on 8 February in Rabat. More

Petra de Sutter on International Migration Day: “a crying shame for Europe”

“This year, International Migration Day is probably the most inglorious day for Europe”, today said Petra De Sutter (Belgium, SOC), PACE General Rapporteur on conditions of reception of refugees and migrants. More

Make the humanitarian situation of migrants a priority

On International Migrants’ Day (18 December), the committee calls on Council of Europe member States to put the humanitarian situation of migrants, refugees and IDPs back at the top of their agendas. More

Humanitarian consequences of the war in Ukraine

The Committee is alarmed at the humanitarian situation which is the consequence of the war in Eastern Ukraine and of the annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation. More than 4 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. More