Switzerland resumes support for cooperation projects in Eritrea
BY FDFA | PRESS RELEASE
Switzerland will resume its cooperation with Eritrea in a new three-year phase. The allocated CHF 6 million ($6 million) will be used to improve vocational skills development.
The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) took this decision on the basis of the findings and recommendations of an external evaluation commissioned by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) at the end of a pilot phase to trial resumption of development cooperation with Eritrea. Continue reading Switzerland Allocates $6m to Support Vocational Training in Eritrea
Former Minster Eli Yishai says that the time has come for Israel to return illegal migrants from Eritrea to their homeland.
By Eliran Aharon,
Former Minster Eli Yishai, the head of the Yachad political party, said that the time has come for Israel to return illegal migrants from Eritrea to their homeland.
Yishai was responding to a leaked document which was sent from the Eritrean ambassador to Israel to Interior Minister Silvan Shalom. Continue reading No Reason Illegal Eritrean Immigrants Can’t be Sent Back
By Tages Anzeiger,
Fight against the exodus: Eritrea wants to test its returning compatriots. With the capital they should start businesses.
Eritreans make by far the largest asylum group in Switzerland. Toni Locher is the Honorary Consul of the State of Eritrea in Switzerland and he knows the situation in the African country.
In a commentary for the “Switzerland on Sunday” he writes: “In 2005 with the judgement of the commission, Switzerland opened its doors for asylum appeals for young men from Eritrea. We have objected the call. There, the young people start to come.” Continue reading 15,000 Francs Incentives for Eritrean Returnees
CENTER, right and left political parties in Norway have been divided on the controversial issue of deporting rejected asylum seekers back to their country of origin.
Norway’s Deputy Justice Minister Himanshu Gulati of the Progress Party (FrP) wants to send Eritrean asylum seekers who have received a final ‘NO’ from the Immigration Appeals Board (UNE) back home. Continue reading Norwegian Political Parties Divided over Deportation of Rejected Asylum Seekers