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2015 Valletta Summit on Migration concluded

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The two days Valletta Summit 2015 on Migration was concluded on 12 November that was held in Valletta, Malta.


  • 65 heads of governments/high level policy makers from Europe and Africa.
  • Officials from the UN and various organizations of the European Union

2015 Valletta Summit on Migration concludedPriority areas for Action Plan:

  • Addressing the root causes of irregular migration and forced displacement
  • Legal migration and mobility
  • Protection and asylum, the
  • Fight against people smuggling
  • Return, readmission and reintegration

Highlights of Summit

  • The European Union launched an emergency fund for Africa with an initial $2 billion to combat the poverty and conflict driving migration to Europe.
  • 16 initiatives to be launched before the end of 2016 to implement the Action Plan within 5 priority domains.
  • The existing mechanisms of the Rabat Process, the Khartoum Process and of Joint EU-Africa Strategy will be used to monitor implementation.
  • The European Investment Bank will provide financing to support the re-establishment of the conditions for self-sustaining economic growth and the development of human capital in Africa.

Malta Capital – Valletta
Malta Currency – Euro
Malta PM – Joseph Muscat
Malta President – Marie Louise Coleiro Preca