Posted on 21.09.2016 in Azerbaijan, Featured, News

Chief of the State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan made a speech in the round table on “International action and cooperation on refugees and migrants and issues related to displacement: the way ahead”

Chief of the State Migration Service, II rank state migration service counselor Firudin Nabiyev delivered a speech at the round table on “International action and cooperation on refugees and migrants and issues related to displacement: the way ahead” conducted in the framework of high-level Summit of UN General Assembly on “Addressing large movements of refugees and migrants”.

Mr. Firudin Nabiyev highlighted  that in the background of objective realities dictated by new world order, the globalization process, along with its all progressive aspects, has made the management of migration with flexible mechanisms one of the urgent issues. He also emphasized that today good governance of migration processes and implementation of relevant migration policy to regulate these processes in compliance with economic interests of the country is of great significance.

Regulation of migration processes, protection of migrants’ rights is one of the pressing problems of the modern world. Regulation of migration processes in accordance with international norms, protection of the rights of migrants and their family members are priority directions for the Republic of Azerbaijan. Measures taken so far are mainly directed towards legalization of the activity of migrants within the country and propagating legal migration. Legal migration is necessary for full protection of the rights of all migrants and their family members.

Mr. F.Nabiyev also added that the Republic of Azerbaijan has signed bilateral and multilateral agreements with a number of countries for the purpose of ensuring protection of the rights of migrants and members of their families. There are bilateral agreements with Turkey, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Ukraine and Belarus on cooperation in migration field. At present signing of such agreements with a number of countries is expected. Protection of the rights of migrants, including citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan residing in other countries as migrants, their social protection, facilitation of their employment procedures are the basis of these agreements.

Chief of the State Migration Service concluded his speech with these phrases “solution of problems of migrants, especially problems of refugees and IDPs can be possible through solidarity, fight against xenophobia and joint efforts. Furthermore, efforts should be increased for elimination of root causes of refugee and IDP problem and solution of conflicts”.

Source: https://migration.gov.az

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