Workshop on forced-return monitoring in Riga

On 27-28 February International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) and European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex) in collaboration woth the Ombudsman of Latvia organize workshop on good practice of forced-return monitoring.

Ombudsman’s Office of Latvia participates in ICMPD project Forced-Return Monitoring II (FReM II) since 2016. The overall objective of the project is to contribute to a functioning EU Return System in line with the EU Return Directive, protecting the fundamental rights of returnees through independent and transparent forced return monitoring. Participating countries besides Latvia are Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Luxemburg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Sweden and Switzerland.