Azerbaijan: Irregular Migration, Return and Re-admission

Key facts

Requesting authority: State Migration Service
Experts involved: Belgium, Hungary, the Netherlands.
Time Frame: November 2011-July 2012


To strengthen the capacities of Azerbaijan’s relevant authorities to manage the fight against irregular migration.


Activity 1: Training on the management of detention facilities for irregular migrants; 

Activity 2: Study visit to the Netherlands; 

Activity 3: Training on return and readmission of irregular migrants. 

Results and outputs

  • Consolidated practical knowledge and capacities to manage accommodation facilities for irregular migrants;
  • Capacities of various authorities improved to better prevent and fight against irregular migration.