Communication on the EU strategy on voluntary return and reintegration

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Series Details COM (2021) 120
Publication Date 27/04/2021
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Communication published by the European Commission on 27 April 2021, setting out the its first everĀ EU Strategy on voluntary return and reintegration.

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The Communication sets out measures aimed at strengthening the legal and operational framework for voluntary returns from the European Union (EU) and from transit countries, improving the quality of return and reintegration programmes, establishing better links with development initiatives and strengthening cooperation with partner countries.

The strategy promotes voluntary return and reintegration as an integral part of a common EU system for returns, a key objective under the New Pact on Migration and Asylum. The document is based on the results and experience gained in implementing national programmes and EU-funded initiatives in partner countries.

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Deutsche Welle, 27/04/2021: EU presents strategy to send unauthorized migrants back
EurActiv, 28/04/2021: EU adopts strategy on sending irregular migrants back

EUR-LEX: SWD(2021)121: Staff Working Document accompanying the Communication - The EU framework on return counselling and the Reintegration Assistance Tool
European Commission: Press Release, 27/04/2021: Migration management: New EU Strategy on voluntary return and reintegration
European Commission: New EU Strategy on voluntary return and reintegration: Questions and Answers (27 April 2021)
European Commission: Press remarks by Vice-President Schinas on the EU's Voluntary Return and Reintegration Strategy (27 April 2021)

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