Horn of Africa: EU Immigration

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 26th May 2016.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of The Earl of Sandwich The Earl of Sandwich Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what international safeguards and oversight mechanisms will be in place throughout the implementation of the Khartoum Process to prevent trafficking and bribery, and to ensure that human rights are respected.

Photo of Baroness Anelay of St Johns Baroness Anelay of St Johns Minister of State

The Rome Declaration launching the Khartoum Process and the Valletta Summit Political Declaration both make clear that all participants should work to combat people trafficking and smuggling with full respect for human rights. The UK will continue to work closely with partners to ensure that all work supported under the Khartoum Process is fully human rights compliant.

While helping the countries of the Horn of Africa cope with migratory flows and tackling the root causes of migration is firmly in the UK's interests, we remain mindful of the broader humanitarian and political concerns regarding countries in that region.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.