The Chair's Conclusions of the first Informal Working Group, which took place in Paris on 25 February 2016. They include recommendations on the following issues: mapping of projects under the Khartoum Process, including under the Valletta Action Plan; progress of several EU projects, including ‘Better Migration Management’ (BMM); 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; and the role of National Focal Points and of communication.
The EU Strategy towards the Eradication of Trafficking in Human Beings, 2012-2016, updated the 2005 EU Ation Plan on best practices, standards and procedures for combatting and preventing trafficking in human beings.
African and EU leaders adopted a political declaration and a common action plan at the Valletta Summit on migration, in Malta, 12-15 November 2015.