Actions

Cabo Verde: National Immigration Strategy

Key facts

Requesting authority: Cabinet of the Prime Minister
Experts involved: Finland, France, the Netherlands, private consultant
Time Frame: August 2009-February 2013

Objective

Contribute to the development of the Cabo Verdean national comprehensive migration policies with a view to reducing irregular migration and maximising migration benefits. 

Activities

Activity 1: Seminar on migration management and policies; 

Activity 2: Assessment of institutions and the situation in the area of immigration; 

Activity 3:  Assistance in the elaboration of the National Immigration Strategy; 

Activity 4: Training on situation, perspectives and challenges presented by immigration in Cabo Verde and drafting of the National Immigration Strategy; 

Activity 5:  Round table to present and subsequently review the draft of the National Immigration Strategy; 

Activity 6:  Public presentation of the National Immigration Strategy; 

Activity 7: Workshop on the development of the National Action Plans to implement the National Immigration Strategy; 

Activity 8: Workshop on the implementation of migration policies, with a special focus on the National Action Plan supporting the implementation of the National Immigration Strategy. 

Results and outputs

  • The National Immigration Strategy and the National Action Plan were drafted and adopted; 
  • Support in setting up a consultative process involving different national authorities, academia and NGOs. Towards the end of the Action, the Government set up the Immigration Coordination Unit. 

 

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