On October 26 and 27, European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos and Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender EqualityVěra Jourová will attend the annual Western Balkans Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial Forum in Sofia.
On Thursday, Jourová will discuss justice reform and judicial cooperation with Justice Ministers from the Western Balkans.
On Friday, Avramopoulos will join Home Affairs Ministers to discuss current challenges related to migration, border management and security, the European Commission said.
Ahead of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Avramopoulos will meet the President of Bulgaria Roumen Radev as well as Prime Minister Boiko Borissov, Vice-President Iliana Yotova and Interior Minister Valentin Radev.
Discussions will focus on migration and security. A meeting is also scheduled with members of the Bulgarian National Assembly, the European Commission said. The Commissioner will also participate in a Citizens’ Dialogue to discuss migration and security in the EU./IBNA