Actions

Morocco II: Integration of refugees and asylum seekers

Key facts

Requesting authority: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
Experts involved: Belgium (government and NGO), the Netherlands, Portugal
Time Frame: October 2014 - May 2015

Objective

To support the efforts and strengthen the capacities of the Moroccan authorities, mainly the institutions involved in the implementation of the National Strategy on Immigration and Integration of Migrants and Refugees as well as civil society actors in Morocco. 

Activities

Activity 1: Fact-finding mission on the current settings and challenges for refugee integration in Morocco; 

Activity 2: Restitution workshop based on the fact-finding mission and mapping of asylum seekers and refugees in Morocco.

Results and outputs

  • Peer-to-peer knowledge exchange on refugee integration matters between Moroccan officials, the EU and other experts ensured; 
  • Capacities of the Moroccan administration to understand and address the needs of refugees strengthened;
  • Civil society organisations involved in refugee integration-related matters are associated with implementation of the National Strategy on Immigration, and Migrant and Refugee Integration, notably in the area of refugee integration.