Project News

MOBILAZE 2 project facilitates a study visit to Spain for representatives from the Azerbaijani state institutions

18 July 2022

Azerbaijan, Spain

On 5-8 July 2022, the MOBILAZE 2 project organised a study visit to Spain for relevant Azerbaijani authorities to learn about the legal regime and status of foreign domestic workers.

The Azerbaijani delegation comprised of high-level representatives from the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Population, the State Labour Inspection Agency, the State Migration Service, the Ombudsman’s Office and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs met officials from the Spanish Congress Committees on Labour and Migration, the Ministry of Inclusion, Social Security and Migration, Spanish Ombudsperson’s Office, Catalonian Regional Government as well as NGOs and academia experts dealing with migrants and domestic workers. 

The activity was organised by the ICMPD Azerbaijan in the framework of the EU-funded “Support to the Implementation of the Mobility Partnership with Azerbaijan (MOBILAZE 2)” project. The project is supporting relevant stakeholders in the Republic of Azerbaijan 1) to develop institutional capacities on migration policy development and implementation, 2) to institutionalise migration data collection, analysis and application, 3) enhance and standardise institutional procedures for capacity building on migration and border management and integration or refugees, 4) develop institutional and public awareness on migration policy agenda and irregular migration threats.