Extracts from the signature of a Framework Agreement between the EC and the IOM, to strengthen their cooperation in the area of migration and mobility with the participation of Cecilia Malmström
On 8 November 2011, Cecilia Malmström, Member of the EC in charge of Home Affairs, and William Lacy Swing, Director-General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), signed a Framework Agreement to strengthen the cooperation between the EC and the IOM in the area of migration and mobility.
The Framework provided for simpler and more efficient methods of cooperation by simplifying and streamlining the procedure for contractual negotiations between the EU and the IOM. It was applicable to any operation, programme or project administered by IOM and financed or co-financed by the EU.
They gave a joint press briefing after the signature of the Agreement.