At their first meeting in Paris, on 25 February 2016, the Informal Working Group (iLWG) discussed the following issues:

  • the mapping of projects under the Khartoum Process, including under the Valletta Action Plan
  • the progress of several EU projects, including ‘Better Migration Management’ (BMM)
  • the need to ensure a coherent ‘whole of region’ approach to ‘Better Migration Management’, inclusive of North Africa, and to ensure coherence of BMM and other EU projects with existing international work in the region 
  • training needs in the participating countries
  • the organisation of Thematic Meetings on legal migration including visa facilitation and intra-Africa migration, and on returns and reintegration 
  • the role of National Focal Points and of communication   

Senior Officials Meeting, London, 2015

This Senior Officials Meeting took place in London on 24 November 2015, the first under the chairmanship of the United Kingdom.

At the meeting, participants reiterated their commitment to combat people smuggling and human trafficking and improving the management of migratory flows in the Horn of Africa and towards the European Union. 

Senior Officials agreed on the rules of procedures of the Steering Committee and on the terms of reference of the Khartoum Process Secretariat. The Secretariat was asked to undertake a mapping of ongoing and proposed multilateral and bilateral projects and funding relevant to the work of the Khartoum Process. 

Steering Committee Meeting, London, 2015

At the meeting in London on 23 November 2015, the Steering Committee discussed a set of recommendations on:

  • the scope of the Khartoum Process
  • the establishment of a level of dialogue at the working level group
  • the mapping of the Khartoum objectives, including under the Valletta Declaration and Action Plan
  • funding options
  • the 'Better Migration Management' in support of the Khartoum Process
  • its timetable and composition
  • the terms of reference of the Secretariat

Also below, the action plan from the first KP Steering Committee held in Sharm El Sheikh in 2014.

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