December 9th, 2019
Published on December 16th, 2017 | by Georgia Archonti0
Libyan Authorities Launch Migration Working Group with IOM Support
This week (21/11) Libyan authorities, with the support of IOM, the UN Migration Agency launched the Migration Working Group under the auspices of the Coordination Framework for International Technical Cooperation with the State of Libya.
Co-chaired by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and IOM, the Migration Working Group is one of the six working groups of the Coordination Framework, endorsed during the Senior Policy Committee meeting held on 18 July 2017 in Tripoli. The launch, held at the Ministry of Planning, chaired by the Head of the European Affairs Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jaalal Alashi and co-chaired by IOM Libya Chief of Mission Othman Belbeisi, was attended by representatives of relevant Libyan Ministries, a high-level delegation from IOM HQ, Ambassadors and Embassy representatives, as well as other UN agencies.
This working group aims to coordinate respective strategy and policies on migration and to serve as a platform for constructive dialogue on migration aiming to provide actionable tools and practical solutions to govern migration effectively with respect of human rights, and to reduce the impact of irregular migration.
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