Meeting of Inter-agency group on the issues of refugees and asylum seekers



On January 29, State Migration Service of Ukraine under the chairmanship of the first chief deputy of SMSU, Viktor Sheibut conducted a meeting of inter-agency working group in order to process and solve problem issues in the sphere of refugees and asylum seekers.


The working group was formed in the frames of Ist (legislation) phase of Plan of Actions as to liberalization of visa regimen for Ukraine by European Union.


The participants of the working group were representatives of Administration of State Border Service of Ukraine, General Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Ministry of Science and Education, Youth and Sport of Ukraine, Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine, Ministry of Health Care of Ukraine, Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, Security Service of Ukraine.


State Migration Service was presented by the first chief deputy of SMSU Viktor Sheibut and director of Refugee and Foreigner Department, Nataliya Naumenko.

In the course of the meeting the following subjects were discussed: project of report of UNHCR “Ukraine as country of asylum: Results of observance for the situation with asylum seekers and refugees in Ukraine”, problem questions about legislation on refugees as well as organizational points of further activity of the working group.

Press-service of SMS of Ukraine