The presentation of Azerbaijan's Migration Profile held

The presentation of the "Migration in the Republic of Azerbaijan: A Country Profile 2013-2021" developed within cooperation between the State Migration Service and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), has been held.  

The event was attended by Mr.Vusal Huseynov, Chief of the State Migration Service, II rank state migration service councelor, as well as Mr. Manfred Profazi, Regional Director for South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia of the IOM, Mr. Amr Taha, ad interim head of the Representation of the organization in Azerbaijan, representatives from diplomatic missions in our country, government institutions, and civil society.

Delivering a speech at the meeting, Mr. Amr Taha mentioned the importance of mutual cooperation in the field of migration and the significance of the drafted Migration Profile.

Later, Aygul Abbaszade, employee of the State Migration Service, presented the "Migration in the Republic of Azerbaijan: A Country Profile 2013-2021".

It's worth to note that Azerbaijan's Migration Profile was prepared in accordance with the first objective of the "Global Compact for Safe, Orderly, and Regular Migration" to which Azerbaijan has also joined, namely collecting and utilizing accurate and disaggregated data as a basis for evidence-based policy. The document takes into account the relevant guidelines of the IOM and aims to contribute to application of evidence-based aproach in migration management. Thus, the Migration Profile assesses the impact of migration on the country's development based on the data on immigration, emigration, irregular migration, return migration, and internal migration in Azerbaijan. Additionally, the document provides information on the legal and institutional framework, as well as various policies and programs related to migration.



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