Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons


A parliamentary network on diaspora policies

The Parliamentary Assembly is organising a conference to launch the Parliamentary network on diaspora policies on 7 and 8 September in Lisbon, at the invitation of the Portuguese Parliament. More

PACE rapporteur urges Hungary to work more closely with NGOs helping migrants

Duarte Marques has urged the Hungarian authorities to co-operate more closely with non-governmental organisations assisting migrants, as well as international organisations dealing with migration issues. More

World Refugee Day: European countries should host people in need of protection

“European countries should make more of an effort to receive and host people in need of international protection in a dignified way," said Sahiba Gafarova, speaking on World Refugee Day. More

Migration crisis in the Mediterranean: tangible improvements but additional efforts are needed

More than a year since the adoption of the EU-Turkey Statement, the implemented measures have delivered some tangible results with regard to the migration crisis. While the situation in Greece has improved, some concerns still persist. More

Immigration is both instrumental for modernisation of societies and for Europe’s survival

European states should acknowledge that immigration into Europe is both instrumental for renewed dynamic and modernisation of societies and for Europe’s survival, the committee said. More

Migration as an opportunity for European development

During its next plenary session, PACE will dedicate a full day of debates to “Migration and Refugees”. The report by Andrea Rigoni will allow members to discuss a series of concrete measures aimed at facilitating mutually beneficial migration to Europe. More