Border Police informed the NPM that the Ministry of Interior in drafting by-laws and forms, which will be adopted after the adoption of the new Law on Foreigners, take into account the recommendations from the NPM report on the visit to the Shelter for Foreigners in Padinska Skela.
Acting on the recommendations of the NPM, the competent departments again requested from the Ministry of Interiorthe funds for the renovation of the premises where foreigners are staying, as well as the legal interpretation of the provisions of the Guidelines on the treatment of detainees brought in, in which has been provided for mandatory tying the person to be transported. At the same time, the NPM was informed that the Ministry does not possess the personnel, spatial and financial capacities in order to ensure a permanent presence of medical staff at the Shelter.
The NPM visited the Shelter for foreigners on 21 June 2016 and on that occasion drew up a report with recommendations.
Acting on the recommendations of the NPM concerning the improvement of the situation of unaccompanied migrant minors in general, the Ministry of Labor, Employment, Veteran and Social Affairs has secured additional funding. Action has been taken to strengthen the capacities of the social security system for working with unaccompanied migrant minors, increasing the accommodation capacity for such persons in institutions of social protection and procurement of vehicles for the transport of juvenile migrants.
In accordance with the recommendation from NPM report on the visit to the Institute for Youth Education - Center for foreign minors unaccompanied in Nis, funds were provided to meet the needs of minor foreigners, primarily to increase the accommodation capacity for unaccompanied minors and providing special accommodation for girls in this institution. There will also be provided and three vehicles for the transport of unaccompanied migrant minors.
In order to improve the situation of children of refugees and migrants so far NPM through the reports on visits sent to the competent authorities ten recommendations, which relate exclusively to obove mentioned field.