Development key to stopping illegal migration

Development key to stopping illegal migration


Nearly 60 African and European countries last week stressed Africa’s development as the key to stopping tens of thousands of undocumented migrants from risking their lives in attempts to reach Europe every year. The Euro-African Conference on Migration and Development adopted a joint declaration and an action plan, putting the emphasis on measures to improve conditions in potential migrants’ countries of origin. The conference in the Moroccan capital Rabat was the first to bring together migrant...


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