Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons


Addressing the humanitarian needs of internally displaced persons

Within Europe, more than four million persons are displaced inside their own country due to armed conflicts and violence. Their humanitarian needs and rights, PACE Migration Committee said, need greater attention to reduce their suffering. More

Migrant children: giving priority to education

At its meeting in Amman today, the Committee on Migration called on member States to provide primary and secondary classroom education accessible to all migrant children and free of charge. More

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