Prague Process

Established 2009

Objectives

The objectives of the Prague Process are to generally strengthen cooperation in migration management, and specifically to explore and develop agreed-upon principles and elements for close migration partnerships between the participating countries.

Current Focus

  • Initiated under the Czech presidency of the EU through the endorsement of the “Building Migration Partnerships” joint declaration;
  • Proceeds through Action Plans endorsed through regular Ministerial Conferences and annual Senior Officials Meetings;
  • Focuses on asylum, legal migration, irregular migration and migration and development; and
  • Supports the EU’s Global Approach to Migration and Mobility.

50 Members

Albania
Armenia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Belarus
Belgium
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Georgia
Germany
Greece
. Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Kazakhstan
Kosovo (UNSCR 1244/1999)
Kyrgyzstan
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Malta
Moldova
Montenegro
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russian Federation
Serbia
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Tajikistan
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Ukraine
United Kingdom
Uzbekistan
The European Commission.

Secretariat
Secretariat is termed “project support unit”, and is run by ICMPD.

Recent Meetings

  • Senior Officials Meeting, June 15-16, 2016, Cracow, Poland
  • Project Steering Committee Meeting, May 25, 2016, Vienna, Austria
  • Sixth Core Group Meeting, April 5, 2016, Warsaw, Poland
  • National Contact Points meeting on the Knowledge base, data collection and analysis, February 11-12, 2016, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 3rd Prague Process Ministerial Conference, September 20, 2016, Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Senior Officials Meeting, September 19, 2016 , Bratislava, Slovakia

Previous Meetings

Contact Information
ICMPD Headquarters
icmpd@icmpd.org
Tel: +43 1 504 4677 0