Irregular migration AS ONE OF THE CHALLENGES OF MACEDONIA TODAY

 

 

On Wednesday, September 21, 2016, Macedonian Young Lawyers Association held a conference titled “Irregular migration as one of the challenges of Macedonia today.”

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Participants and speakers at the event were Mr. Muhammad Arif, representative of the UNHCR office in the country, Mr. Oliver Spasovski, Minister of Interior, Mr. Dejan Ivkovski, head of the Department for asylum, migration and humanitarian assistance in the Ministry of Labour and Social policy, MA Suzana Saliu, director of the Center for Crisis Management and Ms. Sonja Bozhinovska Petrushevska, representative of the IOM office in the country; Mrs. Martina Smilevska Kcheva, president of Macedonian Young Lawyers Association and Mr. Vladimir Petronijevich, executive director of Group 484, Serbia.

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Topics that were discussed were: the management of migration movements in the country and future challenges, the international response in dealing with migratory movements in the country and the role of civil society organizations in dealing with migratory movements.

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