Developing the new multi-annual cooperation program 2017-2020
As agreed by all Rabat Process partner countries, drafting committees will be organised in Brussels between June and July 2017 in view of the Fifth Euro-African Ministerial Conference, to be held in early 2018.
The Drafting Committees will gather the representatives of Rabat Process partner countries, with the aim to develop the dialogue’s new strategic framework and work on the draft of the Post-Rome multi-annual cooperation program 2017-2020.
Five different drafting sessions will take place, each focusing on a different thematic area linked to the Rabat Process:
Committee 1 - 9th June 2017
Theme: Factors of irregular migration and root causes of forced displacement, including the development benefits of migration
Committee 2 - 14th June 2017
Theme: Legal migration and mobility
Committee 3 - 20th June 2017
Theme: International protection and asylum
Committee 4 - 22nd June 2017
Theme: Preventing and combating irregular migration, human trafficking and migrant smuggling
Committee 5 - 29th June 2017
Theme: Return, Readmission and Reintegration