12/01/2015 Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons
Jean-Marie Bockel (France, EPP/CD) will be visiting Turkey from 18 to 20 January 2015 in the context of the preparation of his report for the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on humanitarian consequences of the threats posed by the terrorist group Islamic State.
In Ankara, the rapporteur is due to meet a representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, a representative of the Turkish Presidency in charge of Disaster and Emergency Management, members of the Turkish delegation to PACE as well as representatives of UNHCR and the International Organization for Migration.
In addition, Mr Bockel will meet the Mayor of Gaziantep and he will visit refugees camps and a hospital in Suruç. Meetings are also scheduled with NGOs representatives.