Bilateral Framework Agreement with Italy

Second Swiss contribution, migration framework credit: agreement with Italy signed

On 17 May in Rome, Switzerland and Italy signed an agreement on the implementation of projects under the second Swiss contribution.
The Agreement signed by the State Secretary for Migration, Christine Schraner Burgener and the Head of Cabinet of the Italian Ministry of the Interior, Maria Teresa Sempreviva. © Ministry of Interior, Italy

On 17 May in Rome, Switzerland and Italy signed an agreement on the implementation of projects under the second Swiss contribution to the migration framework credit. CHF 20 million has been earmarked to fund the accommodation and care of unaccompanied minor asylum seekers in Italy. This is a further Swiss contribution to addressing migration in Europe. Switzerland and Italy would also like to work more closely together on migration issues within this framework, in particular on accelerated asylum procedures. The agreement was signed by State Secretary Christine Schraner Burgener and the Italian head of cabinet of the Ministry of the Interior, Maria Teresa Sempreviva.