The human rights situation of irregular migrants at the EU’s external borders

FRA took part in a side event to the Human Rights Council in Geneva on 28 May to discuss possible follow up to a UN report on the human rights situation for irregular migrants at the EU’s external borders.

The event followed a presentation of the report by the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, Mr Francois Crepeau, to the Human Rights Council. The European Commission, UNHCR, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, and Migreurope were also there as speakers. During the event, FRA presented its recent report on sea borders, indicating which follow-up activities are currently under way.