Migration – Preparations for the summit in Valetta – Annick Girardin’s participation in a meeting with the National Council for Development and International Solidarity (Paris, November 5, 2015)

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Annick Girardin, Minister of State for Development and Francophonie, brought together civil society actors within the framework of the National Council for Development and International Solidarity on November 5 in Paris.

This meeting provided an opportunity to exchange views on preparations for the summit which will bring together EU and African Union heads of state and government to discuss migration.

Annick Girardin reaffirmed that development assistance should provide a structural response to the causes of migration and that a true partnership with the African countries was essential in order to address this challenge.