Rapporteur’s visit to Warsaw focuses on the humanitarian consequences of the war in Ukraine

PACE rapporteur Egidijus Vareikis (Lithuania, EPP/CD) today begins a two-day fact-finding visit to Warsaw, as part of the preparation of his report for the PACE Migration Committee on “The humanitarian consequences of the war in Ukraine”.

This visit aims to examine, in particular, the situation of asylum seekers in Poland, as well as that of migrants from Ukraine's war-zone.

The rapporteur is due to meet the State Secretary in the Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Policy, members of the Polish delegation to PACE, the Internal Affairs Committee of the parliament, representatives of international organisations (including the UNHCR, IOM and European Commission), the Head of the Office for Foreigners, as well as representatives of the Border Guard Headquarters and NGOs.