3. Migration in the EU-ACP partnership after 2020

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung EU Office (FES) in collaboration with the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) Secretariat, and the University of Johannesburg (UJ) Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation (IPATC), organized a seminar on Migration in the EU-ACP partnership after 2020.The seminar allowed members of a visiting delegation from ACP countries to discuss the renewed EU-ACP Partnership Agreement with Brussels-based policymakers and experts in the context of the SDGs and upcoming UN Global Compact for Migration with a view toward balancing border security with development and human rights considerations.

Chair: Prof. Dr. Adekeye Adebajo, Director, Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversation, University of Johannesburg.

Speakers: Fatima Alfeine, Counsellor and Spokesperson on the UN Global Compact for Migration, Permanent Representation of Comoros to the UN (New York); and Magnus Ovilius, Head of Sector, Return management, European Commission (DG Home)

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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung EU Office
Rue du Taciturne 38
1000 Brussels


8-11 October 2018