Azerbaijani MP highlights migrants' problems at PACE Committee meeting

  10 December 2017    Read: 1177
Azerbaijani MP highlights migrants' problems at PACE Committee meeting
Azerbaijani MP, chairperson of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons Sahiba Gafarova has highlighted the problems of migrants as she attended a meeting of the PACE Committee.
Sahiba Gafarova gave detailed information on her report on "Radicalization of migrants in Europe and diaspora organizations", pointing to the meetings, as well as the discussions she held in Rome during the report preparation process. The Azerbaijani MP noted the importance of the integration of migrants, expansion of their ties with diaspora societies, and increasing the role of diaspora societies in the integration of migrants.

The meeting focused on a number of topical issues, including the humanitarian consequences of the Ukraine conflict, International Migrants Day, situation of refugees in the neighboring countries of Syria, search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean, employment opportunities for refugees and internally displaced persons, as well as integration of migrant children and their involvement in compulsory education, the humanitarian needs of internally displaced persons.

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