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Press Release - SCIFA meeting defines next steps
03.07.2012, 12:27 (CET)
The Informal Meeting of the Strategic Committee for Immigration, Frontiers and Asylum was held in Lefkosia (Nicosia) on July 2 and 3, where the delegates of the member states discussed the further actions of the committee

The delegates of the member states at SCIFA exchanged views on four of the basic matters that the committee is handling, defining  the next steps to be implemented.

The Informal SCIFA Meeting was held in Lefkosia on the 2nd and 3rd of July. The meeting included the participation of high-ranking officials from the Member States who gathered to exchange views concerning cooperation on immigration, frontiers and asylum. The following topics were included on the agenda:

  • 3rd Annual Report on Immigration and Asylum
  • EU Action on Migratory Pressures - A Strategic Response
  • EURODAC
  • Green Paper on the Right of Family Reunification of Third-Country Nationals Residing in the European Union (Directive 2003/86/EC)

The next formal meeting of SCIFA will be held in Brussels on the 10th and 11th of September.

Administrative Officer
Agni Papageorgiou

Ministry of Interior
Human Trafficking, SCIFA, JHA
Email: apapageorgiou@moi.gov.cy
Telephone: +357 22867722
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