Thematic Platforms for Cooperation

CoE-FRA-Equinet-ENNHRI Platform on rights of migrants and asylum-seekers


Asylum and migration issues pose some of the most pressing and serious human rights challenges in Europe today. The aim of the Platform members – national bodies and European institutions and networks – is to devise ways in which to work together more closely to attain concrete results for migrants in need.

The general aim of the thematic platform cooperation is to enhance coordination, cooperation and exchange of information between national level institutions and European level institutions and structures, as well as to facilitate the cooperation between national level institutions.

Focus Areas

  • Monitoring of forced returns
  • Conditions of detention and alternatives to detention
  • Unaccompanied and separated migrant children
  • Discrimination of migrants

Further Information

Coordinator: European Union Agency of Fundamental Rights (FRA)
Equinet contact: Jessica Machacova, Project Officer,

Meetings 2016: The last meeting of this platform was held in Vienna, on 15-16 February 2016.

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