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India: EU to tap into India's migration problem management by Nayanima Basu May 02,2016   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line

The European Union (EU) is planning to learn some of the lessons from India on the control and management of migration even as it grapples with severe migration and refugee crisis. "We are trying to tap into some of the migration problems India had faced in the past and also facing now and planning to learn from it. And we are trying to do this under the Common Agenda on Migration and Mobility (CAMM)," said Herbert Krauss, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Head of the Department for the Common Foreign and Security Policy (EU). The EU had been facing unprecedented refugee and migration crisis of late following the war in Syria and struggling to resettle the immigrants that are coming in hundreds and thousands across the Mediterranean Sea in search of a better livelihood. "India had been facing migration problems from the neighboring countries like Bangladesh and Afghanistan. It has also a large immigrant population. So I think we can learn from you," Krauss added. The 28-nation bloc EU had been eyeing a deal with India on migration and mobility for several years now. The CAMM was launched in 2006 under the framework of the EU Global Approach to Migration and Mobility (GAMM).

GAMM is implemented through comprehensive framework Common Agendas for Migration and Mobility (CAMM). On the


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