REPRESENTATIVES OF ARMENIA TO TAKE PART IN MEETING OF EUROPEAN MINISTERS IN KIEV TO DISCUSS COMPLEX APPROACH TO MIGRATION ISSUES
ArmInfo. Representatives of Armenia will take part in the meeting of
the European ministers in Kiev to discuss a complex approach to the
issues of migration, RA FM press-service told ArmInfo. According to
the source, representatives of Armenia will be represented at the
level of diplomats of RA diplomatic mission in Ukraine.
Migration Ministers from the 47 Council of Europe member states
will meet on 4 and 5 September in Kyiv (Ukraine) to discuss
current challenges and develop common responses to migration in
Europe. Discussions will focus on the management of economic migration
and its consequences on economic development and social cohesion,
with a view to promoting co-operation between receiving and origin
countries and sharing the benefits of migration more equitably between
them. The conference aims to develop an integrated approach and help
European countries respond to challenges in a coherent way.
The opening session will be addressed by Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia
Tymoshenko and Interior Minister Yurii Lutsenko, Swedish Migration
and Asylum Policy Minister Tobias Billstrom (Swedish Chairmanship of
the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe), Parliamentary
Assembly Vice-President and Migration Committee Chairperson Corien
Jonker, Council of Europe Congress President Yavuz Mildon and
French Minister for Immigration, Integration, National Identity and
Cooperative Development Brice Hortefeux.