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European Return Fund

The European Return Fund forms part of the general Programme titled Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows. Its main purpose is to financially support third country individuals to return, either voluntarily or enforced, to their country of origin.

MJHA/MHPA Departments and entities that benefited from the RTF

To date 4 calls, covering the years 2008, 2009 (issued twice) and 2010, have been issued and adjudicated in Malta. Details of beneficiaries, project names and financing received are as follows:

     2008

Beneficiary: International Organisation for Migration and MJHA
Project Name: RESTART – Voluntary Return and Sustainable reintegration in the Country of Origin
EU Co-financing: €110,770.20
Public Co-financing: €17,923.40

Beneficiary: Malta Police Force
Project Name: Activities of Forced Return
EU Co-financing: €489,229.80
Public Co-financing: €163,076.60


     2009


Beneficiary: Malta Police Force
Project Name: Activities of Forced Return
EU Co-financing: €97,345.55
Public Co-financing: €32,448.52

Beneficiary: Ministry for Justice and Home Affairs
Project Name: Finalising Readmission Agreements with Countries of Origin
EU Co-financing: €3,611.63
Public Co-financing: €1,203.87

Beneficiary: Ministry for Justice and Home Affairs / ICMPD
Project Name: Strengthening Malta’s long-term Return Management Capacities – MAREMCA Project
EU Co-financing: €103,614.75
Public Co-financing: €27,630.60


     2010


Beneficiary: International Organisation for Migration and MJHA
Project Name: Voluntary Return and Sustainable Reintegration in the Country of Origin – RESTART II
EU Co-financing: €468,922.50
Public Co-financing: €156,307.50

Beneficiary: Malta Police Force
Project Name: Activities of Forced Return
EU Co-financing: €159,905.86
Public Co-financing: €53,301.95

Beneficiary: International Organisation for Migration and MJHA
Project Name: Cooperation between Malta and African Countries to Enhance Migration Dialogue and Development
EU Co-financing: €31,892.40
Public Co-financing: €10,630.80


     2011


Beneficiary: International Organisation for Migration and MJHA
Project Name: Voluntary Return and Sustainable Reintegration in the Country of Origin – RESTART III
EU Co-financing: €439,283.00
Public Co-financing: €136,428.00

Beneficiary: Ministry for Justice and Home Affairs / ICMPD
Project Name: Enhancing the capacities of Return Management in Malta - ECOR
EU Co-financing: €44,493.00
Public Co-financing: €11,865.00

Beneficiary: Ministry for Justice and Home Affairs / ICMPD
Project Name: Strengthening Malta's long-term return management capacities II (Maremca II)
EU Co-financing: €262,686.75
Public Co-financing: €70,019.25