Azerbaijan: Migration Legislation and Irregular Migration

Key facts

Requesting authority: State Migration Service
Experts involved: Bulgaria, the Netherlands, Poland
Time Frame: November 2009-February 2011


Enhance migration management in Azerbaijan, with a focus on the prevention and fight against irregular migration, and contribute to the development and improvement of the national migration legislation.  


Activity 1: Fact-finding mission and assessment of the current legal framework;

Activity 2: Study tour to Poland;

Activity 3: Report on the migration legislation in Azerbaijan;

Activity 4: Round table on migration legislation and training on migration issues.

Results and outputs

  • Operational capabilities of migration authorities involved in migration management increased through capacity building;
  • Recommendations provided on how to improve and adjust the national migration legal framework, in accordance with national needs and realities, and international and regional standards.