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The successful integration of migrants is one of the most discussed topics in many immigration countries. As emphasised in the EU Pact on Migration and Asylum, a successful integration and inclusion policy is an essential part of a well-managed and effective migration and asylum policy.
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National authorities in Latin America and the Caribbean, West Africa and the European Southern Neighborhood submitted three additional requests for support last year.
The Bureau for Diaspora Relations and MIEUX+ joined forces to enhance the country’s involvement with its diaspora and to bolster stakeholder capacities in policy drafting.
The Azerbaijan Government and MIEUX+ partnership is thriving. For the Azerbaijan IV Action, the MIEUX+ team is joining forces with the State Migration Services to develop a Migrant Integration Strategy and Action Plan.
2022 was a watershed moment for migration governance, as the war in Ukraine and its repercussions have triggered levels of displacement unseen since World War II, nearing the total numbers of refugees to the 2015-2016 figures. Also other destination regions witnessed similar developments throughout the year.
This article looks back on the past 12 months of MIEUX+ Actions. The new reality brought on by the partial recovery from COVID-19 has shifted certain priorities and needs on the ground for MIEUX+ partners.
For the second time since the beginning of the current phase, MIEUX+ is launching its annual report in video format. The annual report highlights the main projects and milestones accomplished between April 2021 and May 2022.
Our ongoing Action in Azerbaijan, which has started in October 2021, aims to tackle the challenging topic of Trafficking in Human Beings by bringing together government authorities and civil society organisations to exchange practices and benefit from EU expertise on the matter.
The scope of the Actionis two-fold: first, it will strengthen the capacity of national authorities to counter Trafficking in Human Beings through digital tools and social media channels. Second, it will contribute to the engagement and coordination of relevant non-governmental organisations and public institutions.
At the end of October, MIEUX+ organised a simulation exercise for the staff of the General Consulate of Georgia in Bari, Italy, to improve their knowledge of crisis management response and disaster preparedness.
Since the establishment of MIEUX+ in 2009, we worked with 11 countries in the EU Neighbourhood, representing 16% of our general portfolio. Currently there are 3 ongoing Actions, 3 in the pipeline and one project on hold. Find out more about our highlights of the region!
The third MIEUX Action in Moldova was launched on 9 November 2021 and seeks to ensure quality management of integrated border management principles in the country. High-level representatives from Moldovan authorities, ICMPD and the EU Delegation as well as European experts discussed the relevance, importance and next steps of this project.
The annual report summarises the achievements of the first year since MIEUX became MIEUX+ in April 2020. The report is in video format and available to view on this website or on YouTube.
On 10 and 11 November 2019, the Migration EU eXpertise Initiative, funded by the European Union and implemented by ICMPD, will present the “Guiding Principles for Shelters Working with Victims of Human Trafficking” resulting from its latest Action in support to the Ministry of Social Development (MoSD) of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. These guiding principles will act as Standard Operating Procedures for two shelters in Amman providing Victims of Trafficking (VoT) with accommodation and first-line services.
The 2018 Annual Report gives an overview of the main achievements during the past year when MIEUX celebrated its 10th-year anniversary. You can find out more about each of the main sections below or download the full report in English or French.
The new Regional Factsheet describes MIEUX's experiences working across the Eastern and Southern EU Neighbourhoods since 2009.
In this article, Oleg Chirita, Programme Coordinator of Global Initiatives, celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the joint EU-ICMPD Migration EU eXpertise Initiative (MIEUX) by creating a year-by-year timeline of the main milestones since 2009.
The 2017 Annual report describes the year’s activities; provides a wealth of data about MIEUX Actions; and features interviews from some of the main players involved in the programme.
Romain Gustot, Project Officer and Regional Coordinator for the EU Neighbourhood, reflects on his recent mission to Minsk and the MIEUX Action supporting the government of Belarus on labour migration.
Throughout 2018, MIEUX will celebrate its 10 years delivering technical assistance on migration management with a series of regional events and specialised publications.
As every month, in November the MIEUX team will be on the ground or deploy a team of experts to support the needs of governments across Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean and Eastern and Southern Neighbourhoods in managing migration and mobility.
Now in its 11th year, the EU Anti-Trafficking Day serves as an occasion to highlight ongoing work against this phenomenon, considered to be a grave violation of human rights and a serious form of organised crime by international standards. Currently, about 20% of MIEUX’s ongoing projects are focused on fighting against trafficking in human beings through several strands of cooperation.