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Migration and Home Affairs

Intergovernmental Consultations on Migration, Asylum and Refugees (IGC)

Definition(s)

An informal, non-decision making forum for intergovernmental information exchange and policy debate on issues of relevance to the management of international migratory flows, which brings together the participating states, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) , the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the European Commission.

Source(s)

Website of the IGC

Translations

  • BG: Междуправителствени консултации по миграция, убежище и бежанци
  • CS: Mezivládní konzultace k migraci, azylu a uprchlictví
  • DE: Zwischenstaatliche Beratungen über Migration, Asyl und Flüchtlinge
  • EL: Οργανισμός Διακυβερνητικών Διαβουλεύσεων για τη μετανάστευση, το άσυλο και τους πρόσφυγες
  • EN: Intergovernmental Consultations on Migration, Asylum and Refugees (IGC)
  • ES: Consultas Intergubernamentales sobre Asilo, Refugio y Migración
  • ET: valitsustevahelised konsultatsioonid rände-, varjupaiga- ja pagulasteemal
  • FI: Euroopan, Pohjois-Amerikan ja Australian turvapaikka-, pakolais- ja siirtolaispolitiikkoja käsittelevät hallitustenväliset neuvottelut / IGC
  • FR: Consultations intergouvernementales sur les politiques d’asile, de réfugiés et de migrations
  • GA: Comhairliúcháin Idir-Rialtasacha maidir le hImirce, Tearmann agus Dídeanaithe
  • HU: Kormányközi Tanácskozás / Együttműködés a Migrációról és a Menekültügyről
  • IT: Consultazioni Inter-Governative in materia di Immigrazione, Asilo e Rifugiati
  • LT: Tarpvyriausybinės konsultacijos migracijos, prieglobsčio ir pabėgėlių klausimais
  • LV: Starpvaldību konsultācijas par migrācijas, patvēruma un bēgļu jautājumiem
  • MT: Konsultazzjonijiet Intergovernattivi fuq Migrazzjoni, Ażil u Rifuġjati
  • NL: Intergouvernementeel overleg inzake migratie, asiel en vluchtelingen
  • PL: międzyrządowe konsultacje nt. migracji, azylu i uchodźców
  • PT: Consultas Intergovernamentais sobre Migrações, Asilo e Refugiados
  • RO: Consultări interministeriale cu privire la migraţie, azil şi refugiaţi
  • SK: Medzivládne konzultácie o migrácii, azyle a utečencoch
  • SL: Medvladna posvetovanja o migraciji, azilu in beguncih
  • SV: IGC / Intergovernmental Consultations on Migration, Asylum and Refugees (no usual translation)
  • NO: Flernasjonal informasjonsutveksling om migrasjons, asyl- og flyktningspørsmål

Synonym(s)

  • IGC

Note(s)

1. The starting point for the IGC was a conference held in May 1985 under the auspices of the UNHCR. While historically focused on asylum issues, IGC has moved towards greater discussion and exchange of data on general migration policies since 2006.
2. For more information on participating states etc., see the IGC website .