Multilateral Network of Different Countries on issues of Migrants Assisted Voluntary Returns

The University of Nicosia in collaboration with the research centre CARDET,  with the co-financing of European Returns Fund and the Republic of Cyprus, have undertaken the extension of the Action with the title “Multilateral Network of Different Countries on issues of Migrants Assisted Voluntary Returns” within the Action (No. 2), (Priority 3 - Action 3.3.1  Annual Programme 2013).

The Action aims to promote exchange of information and practices among European, Mediterranean and Third countries regarding migrants returning to their country of origin. The main purpose is to build a broader cooperation in developing effective, stable and continuous operational working relationships between governmental authorities and organisations enter the network to improve the quality of programs that apply on immigrants’ returns. The network is versatile, as it includes stakeholders from the entire range of services and disciplines related to the return and reintegration of TCNs in their countries of origin, as well as professionals from various hierarchical levels.

The network gathers information on relevant legislation, possible resources and highlights sources and practices that will improve the capacity of public institutions and their personnel, as well as other organisations relevant to the specific object of social partners on return procedures. Specific cooperative activities of research, development, information dissemination and training will be designed and implemented.

For more information, contact:

Dr. Stefanos Spaneas

University of Nicosia

Tel.: +357 22 842 251,

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