On August 17, 2010 a meeting took place with the participation of the head of SCNR Bohutskyi Y. and Regional Representative of UNHCR in Belorussia, Moldova and Ukraine Mrs. Wolken . Director of Department on Refugee and Asylum Issues Naumenko N.M. and head of Regional Representative of UNHCR in Belorussia, Moldova and Ukraine Mr. Furio de Angelis also participated in the meeting. The parties discussed the visit of mission of European Union on migration issues to Ukraine which will take place on September 20-24, 2010. Necessity to elaborate a joint strategy of SCNR and UNHCR concerning the governing of migration in Ukraine was stressed. Additionally the following questions were discussed: further extension of national system of asylum through changes in migration legislation of Ukraine, improvement of the quality of procedure on refugee status determination and cooperation with central body of executive power in the sphere of rights protection of asylum seekers and refugees.
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