Lithuania is taking over the leading role of the EU regional migration process


2019 01 04


In 2019, Lithuania is succeeding Czech Republic in leading one of the EU regional migration cooperation platform – Prague Process. Takeover of the leadership was officially announced during the Prague Process Senior Officials’ meeting that took place in Prague on 17-18 of December 2018.

The main goals of the Prague Process include developing of regional migration priorities and identifying common interests, searching for common solutions to respond to the regional challenges as well as enhancing cooperation in the area of migration by implementing projects and other activities.

Lithuania will focus on further strengthening of the Prague Process, on the development of the strategic guidelines for future activities, and on the promotion and visibility of the Process in 2019.

50 states are participants of the Prague Process, including countries of the European Union, Schengen Area, Eastern Partnership, Western Balkans, Central Asia, Russia and Turkey.

More about the Prague Process here.