Abidjan, 24 October 2019, hosted by Cote d'Ivoire and co-chaired by France. 

The Rabat Process workshop on the fight against migrant smuggling, with a specific focus sharing experiences and formulating recommendations based on good practices implemented by the partner countries of the Niamey Declaration, was organised in Abidjan, on the 24th October 2019. It aimed to create synergies between the Rabat Process and the Niamey Declaration signed on the 16th March 2018, which brings together 18 Member States of the Rabat Process and its objective is to strenghthen the fight against the smuggling of migrants and trafficking in human beings. The workshop took place at the end of the annual follow-up meeting to the Niamey Declaration, held on 22-23 October and organised by UNODC. .

Abidjan, 24 October 2019, organised by the Mixed Migration Centre
The Rabat Process Secretariat, in collaboration with the Mixed Migration Centre (MMC), organised a side event in the margins of the Rabat Process workshop on migrant smuggling held on the 24th October 2019. This pilot scenario building exercise on future mixed migration in 2030 was for the first time tested in the framework of the Rabat Process and later under the Khartoum Process during the Senior Officials' Meeting organised on the 6th March 2020.

Madrid, 1-2 July 2019, hosted by Spain and co-chaired by Morocco.
The Rabat Process organised a Technical Meeting on “Cooperation between Countries of Origin, Transit and Destination in the Field of Border Management” in Madrid, Spain between 1st and 2nd July 2019. The meeting, held under the co-chairmanship of the Kingdom of Spain and the Kingdom of Morocco, gathered 80 participants representing 33 partner countries of the Dialogue, the EU Delegation and ICMPD experts. For the first time Lebanon – a country that is not partner of the Dialogue – was invited to join the discussions in order to share its knowledge of and experience in border management in its very specific context.

Paris, 23-24 October 2018, hosted by France and co-chaired by Senegal.
The root causes of irregular migration and forced displacement are a priority topic in the international cooperation between Africa and Europe. In light of the importance and complexity of the topic, the Rabat Process partners organised a Thematic Meeting exclusively focusing on the root causes of irregular migration in the Rabat Process region. The participating partner countries and stakeholders closely examined this multi-faceted topic and worked towards a common understanding and solutions. The meeting resulted in joint recommendations and conclusions by the co-chairs.

Luxor, 8-9 November 2017, hosted and chaired by Egypt.
The trilateral thematic meeting brought together the representatives of the AU-Horn of Africa Initiative, the Khartoum Process, and the Rabat Process. For the first time, the partner countries and organisations taking part in these three processes, as well as thematic experts, came together for a trilateral meeting, chaired by the presiding countries of each process.

Brussels, 31 May - 1 June 2016, hosted by Belgium and co-chaired by Côte d'Ivoire.

Under the co-presidency of Belgium and Côte d'Ivoire, participating States worked to establish a technical dialogue between the partners of the Rabat Process on return, readmission and reintegration and to promote partnerships and information exchange. 

Cidade Velha, 30 November - 1 December 2016, hosted by Cabo Verde and co-chaired by Portugal. 

The meeting on visa facilitation took place in Cidade Velha, Cabo Verde, under the co-presidency of Cabo Verde and Portugal. Members of the Khartoum Process (EU Horn of Africa Migration Route Initiative), were also invited to participate.

Porto, 3-4 December 2015, hosted by Portugal. 

The objective of the partner countries of the Rabat Process is to promote operational cooperation in the fight against trafficking in human beings and migrant smuggling and define practical measures to improve partnerships and information exchange on these issues.

Rabat, 15-16 June 2015, hosted by Morocco and co-chaired by Spain. 

Under the co-presidency of Morocco and Spain, partner countries shared their experiences in the area of asylum and international protection to identify ways to strengthen and develop national protection systems and to improve regional cooperation in the Rabat Process region.

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