The International Conference on Migration held in Skopje on 15-16 December under the Macedonian CEI Presidency, was hosted by H.E. Nikola Poposki, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia. 

Introductory and opening addresses were delivered by: Abdulkadar Memedi, Director of the Institute for Geostrategic Research and Foreign Policy; H.E. Nikola Poposki, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Macedonia; H.E. Margot Klestil-Loeffler, CEI Alternate Secretary General; H.E. Dragan Mektić, Minister for Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina; H.E. Oliver Spasovski, Minister for Interior of the Republic of Macedonia.

Special attention was paid to two panel discussions entitled "The impact of migration flows in CEI member states, challenges and actions" and "Towards comprehensive strategy: collective response for the common challenge".

The gathering also witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the CEI Secretariat and MARRI (Migration, Asylum, Refugees Regional Initiative Regional Centre).

The conference was co-financed by the CEI Cooperation Fund under the “Extraordinary Call for co-financing Cooperation Activities related to migration and security issues”.   

See also:
•    Conference Conclusions 
•    Press Release from Macedonian CEI Presidency 
•    CEI’s current commitment towards the migration crisis