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21-06-2017 - High-level conference on migration management

LIBE DEVE SEDE 02-08-2017 - 11:59
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Managing migration and ensuring a stable and prosperous environment at the borders of the EU will top the agenda at a high-level conference on 21 June from 14:30 to 19:30 in Brussels. The European Parliament will host the conference on migration management ahead of the EU summit to launch a platform for regular dialogue between all actors involved.

It will address responsibility sharing among Member States, ensuring a stable and secure environment both in and at the external borders of the EU, and tackling the root causes of migration through cooperation with third countries.
The conference takes place at the initiative of President Antonio Tajani and is co-organised by the relevant parliamentary committees. Speakers include:
Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament
Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission
Donald Tusk, President of the European Council (tbc)
Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the European Commission
Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank
Markku Markkula, President of the European Committee of the Regions
Dimitris Avramopoulos, European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship
Julian King, European Commissioner for Security Union