Taking Stock of Valletta:
African and European Civil Society Consultation Initiative
30 January 2017, Brussels
On the occasion of the one year follow-up of the implementation of the Valletta Action Plan and EU Trust Fund for Africa, ICMC Europe and MADE Africa organised a one-day civil society consultation in Brussels on 30th of January 2017.
This event brought together representatives of African and European Civil Society, African and European political institutions, and EU Member States to reflect on the outcomes so far and seek concrete ways for future involvement of civil society in the implementation of the Valletta Action Plan and related processes.
The discussions and recommendations gathered at the event will be collated in a final report, which will be presented by a civil society representative at a Senior Officials Meeting to evaluate progress on the implementation of the Valetta Action Plan and EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa on 8th and 9th February 2017 in Malta.
ADEPT’s board member Ms Khady Sakho spoke at the session Beyond migration management: addressing intra-regional mobility, diaspora engagement and legal pathways of migration, which was also moderated by ADEPT board member Mr Onyekachi Wambu.
ADEPT’ Director Mr Gibril Faal moderated the session Policy Debate: Taking Stock of Valletta and the way forward – towards a structured Dialogue with Civil Society and gave the closing remarks alongside Mr Jan Pronk, Professor at ISS and former Dutch Minister for Development Cooperation.
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