EU–Africa Summit on Migration: Valletta, 11-12 November 2015

09-11-2015

With the aim of responding to the increased challenge of migration across the Mediterranean Sea, the European Council called for an international summit to discuss migration issues with African states and other key countries. The meeting, which takes place on 11 and 12 November 2015 in Valletta (Malta), will discuss means to provide assistance to partner countries to address the root causes of migration, strengthening cooperation on fighting irregular migration, human trafficking and smuggling, and ways to boost the development benefits of migration.

With the aim of responding to the increased challenge of migration across the Mediterranean Sea, the European Council called for an international summit to discuss migration issues with African states and other key countries. The meeting, which takes place on 11 and 12 November 2015 in Valletta (Malta), will discuss means to provide assistance to partner countries to address the root causes of migration, strengthening cooperation on fighting irregular migration, human trafficking and smuggling, and ways to boost the development benefits of migration.