International projects

The Swedish Migration Agency is actively participating in several international projects. These are part of our international development cooperation, which in turn is based in Sweden's Policy for Global Development.

Current projects

The EAC-pilot – international cooperation in the Prague Process .The pilot project ‘Quality and training in the asylum processes’ is implemented within the framework of the Prague Process Targeted Initiative (EU funded and part of EU External Dimension).

European Return Platform for Unaccompanied Minors (ERPUM), run by the Swedish Migration Agency in cooperation with the Netherlands, Norway and Great Britain, focuses especially on the search for parents and reception of unaccompanied minors who need to return to their country of origin. The European Commission has approved an extension and the project will continue as ERPUM II.

The general support function for the Eastern Partnership in Migration and Asylum is intended to support the Commission and the participating countries concerning the planning and carrying out of panel meetings and expert meetings.

Fostering cooperation in the Area of Migration with and in the Silk Routes Region. A team is currently working on establishing the project framework. The Swedish Migration Agency is participating in certain activities such as study trips and team meetings. Read more about this projectexternal link

Completed projects

December 2011 was the last month of the Swedish chairmanship of the Söderköping Process, and the Swedish Migration Agency's participation in the Secretariat. The Söderköping Process was incorporated into the Eastern Partnership through the new Panel on Migration and Asylum. The Söderköping Process was launched in 2011 under the first Swedish Chairmanship, as a cross-border cooperation project on asylum and migration, focusing on the Eastern Enlargement of the EU. Between October 2010 and March 2012, the Swedish Migration Agency had a project secretariat financed by the Foreign Ministry.

Last updated: 2015-03-31

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