The Office of the Ombudsman, represented by its Communications and Research Officer, Mr Jurgen Cassar took part in a study visit organised by the Defender of People of Spain aimed at analysing the situation of minor migrants in Spain.
As part of the visit, the AOM-AOMF Working group had meetings with the Defender of People of Spain Francisco Fernandez Marugan and its officials, Fondation Raices, and the Head of the Minors of the Defender of People of Andalusia. The working group also visited a centre for minors seeking asylum in Madrid managed by Fondation Merced Migraciones. The visit discussed the age assessment method, the processes of minors seeking asylum and the human trafficking.
Representatives from Ombudsman offices from France, Albania, Turkey and Macedonia formed part of the AOM-AOMF working group.